Renewing Futures embarked upon a unique nation-wide research program.

Our research did not only look at the entire industry; we also focused on specific sectors.

The labour market intelligence we gathered has determined the driving forces affecting the  Biomass sector.

Through our research, we have:

  • Gained a clear understanding of the workforce the sector has now and will need in the future; and how to best foster its growth;
  • Identified training, certification and education programs, as well as the skills required;
  • Understood how various factors will affect the sector, whether advances in technology, regulatory changes, or shifting demographics;
  • Made informed recommendations specific to the Biomass sector so it can to develop an effective HR strategy.

Sector Portal

Renewing Futures has created this page to be a focal point for anyone with a stake in the Biomass sector.

First, it will be where you can find research findings and analysis specific to the sector.

And second, through this page, we want to connect you to information, discussion and people in the Biomass sector.


In the news:

 Agri-biomass ready for Canadian launch?

August 23, 2013, Ottawa – Agricultural and forest biomass can be Canada’s fuel and chemical source of the future, but first the industry needs to launch, according to speakers at AgBiomass in Ottawa.

Biofuels supported in 62 countries, GRFA

August 22, 2013, Toronto – According to the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance (GRFA), 62 countries now have biofuels friendly policies in place that have driven global demand to over 1 million barrels per day.

Study looks at stover plant for SW Ontario

August 22, 2013, Ridgetown, Ont – A report released this summer looks at the potential for a commercial plant to convert readily-available corn stover to bio-sugars.

 EHRC recommends a further read from the Canadian Biomass Magazine: