UNBC Award-Winning Biomass Project Receives a Boost

UNBC Award-Winning Biomass Project Receives a Boost

Turning wood waste into heat for the campus

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UNBC's Doug Carter presents the chips made from wood waste that help heat the campus

Friday, September 5, 2014 - 10:15am

CAMPAIGN: TransCanada Community Investment


A $2.2 million dollar expansion of the University of Northern British Columbia’s (UNBC) award-winning bioenergy heating system was given a financial boost today when the province, TransCanada and several other groups announced donations to move the project forward. The Government of British Columbia is putting $1.1 million into the project and TransCanada, $400,000.

The funding partnership was announced by Advanced Education minister, Amrik Virk, at UNBC’s 25th anniversary kick-off celebration in Prince George.

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CATEGORY: Environment