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November 1, 2014

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The requirement for large quantities of grains should not be underestimated. For example, 68,300 tonnes of wheat is needed to produce 25 million litres of ethanol. This wheat tonnage is approximately 1 per cent of the total wheat production in Alberta. Also, an ethanol production facility...


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May 1, 2014

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Anaerobic digestion is a process that occurs naturally in the absence of air. During this process, micro-organisms stabilize waste organic matter and release biogas.


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May 1, 2012

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General information about bioenergy initiatives in Alberta


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May 1, 2011

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The primary objective of this fact sheet is to illustrate: feedstock availability, biogas yield and, biogas renewable energy potential in Alberta.


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January 1, 2011

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This bulletin provides background and summarizes details of the Quantification Protocol for The Anaerobic Decomposition of Agriculture Materials in Alberta. An overview of Alberta’s Regulatory Framework and offset requirements are given in the overview document in this series.


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March 1, 2009

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This protocol is applicable to projects that involve the capture and destruction of methane produced from anaerobic wastewater treatment processes and take actions to prevent the venting of biogas to the atmosphere. These systems could be installed as retrofits or modifications to existing...


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June 1, 2008

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The typical simple payback for a biogas plant may be about seven years as long as the existing government incentive program is available and biogas energy is produced continuously without interruption except for scheduled regular maintenance. Some experiences in North America show that biogas...


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June 1, 2008

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Biogas consists of methane (CH4) and carbon-dioxide (CO2) along with some trace gases such as water vapour, hydrogen sulphide (H2S), nitrogen, hydrogen and oxygen. Carbon dioxide and trace gases such as water vapour and H2S must be removed before the biogas can be used because: the hydrogen...


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September 1, 2007

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This quantification protocol is written for those familiar with anaerobic digester projects. Some familiarity with, or general understanding of, the operation of these projects is expected. The opportunity for generating carbon offsets with this protocol arises primarily from the indirect...


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August 1, 2007

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Electricity customers in Alberta are increasingly looking for more choices with respect to the source of their electricity. Advancements in small generation technologies are providing customers with feasible options for generating their own environmentally friendly electricity. These options...