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Biomass North up for an award

The North Bay non-profit organization is nominated for its work in biomass advocacy.
The Biomass North Development Centre in North Bay has been nominated for a Powering Prosperity Award by the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association.

North Bay’s Biomass North Development Centre has been nominated for a Powering Prosperity Award given out by the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA).

Based in North Bay, Biomass North is a sector association focused on the growth and sustainability of the Canadian bioeconomy. Its members include municipalities, First Nations, small and medium enterprises, academia, and various organizations.

Biomass North has been nominated to be recognized as Non-Profit Organization of the Year.

Other nominees in the category include Plug'n Drive, a Toronto-based group that promotes the use of electric cars, and Sustainability CoLab, a network of non-profit organizations that help businesses become more environmentally sustainable.

OSEA advocates on behalf of its members for a thriving sustainable energy sector, good jobs, resilient communities and healthy environments powered, heated, cooled, and moved by portfolios of sustainable energy.

The Powering Prosperity Awards will be given out during a celebratory dinner in Toronto on Feb. 2, 2017.