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ecoENERGY for Biofuels Program

Overview
News and Updates
Background
About the Program
About the Incentive
Definitions
Eligible Recipients
Application Requirements
Successful Applicants
Questions and Answers
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Previous Program Design

Successful Applicants

ecoENERGY for Biofuels program was launched in April 2008 and is investing up to $1.5 billion over nine years to boost Canada’s production of renewable fuels.

There is a strong market interest in the new ecoENERGY for Biofuels program. Industry’s reaction to changes to the program announced on December 14, 2009 has been extremely positive.

The deadline to apply to the ecoENERGY for Biofuels program was March 31, 2010. The program is no longer accepting applications.

(Last updated October 19, 2011)

Status of Applications

The Program has officially communicated final decisions for all applications.

Natural Resources Canada continues to negotiate and sign contribution agreements with successful applicants.

The Program currently has 30 signed Contribution Agreements and is finalizing remaining agreements or amendments.

Public announcements of successful projects may only be made once a contribution agreement has been successfully negotiated and signed.

Projects for which contribution agreements have been signed to date:

Name of Eligible Recipient Location of
Facility
Renewable
Fuel Type
Nameplate
Capacity
(Million Litres
Per Year) *
Signature
Date
Alberta Ethanol and Biodiesel GP Ltd. Innisfail,
Alberta
Ethanol 151.2 March 8, 2011
Amaizeingly Green Products, L.P. Collingwood,
Ontario
Ethanol 58.4

December 3, 2008

Bifrost Bio-Blends Ltd. Arborg,
Manitoba
Biodiesel 3 December 13, 2010
Biocardel Québec Inc. Richmond,
Québec
Biodiesel 40 September 9, 2010
BIOX Canada Limited Hamilton,
Ontario
Biodiesel 67 November 19, 2008
City-Farm Biofuels Ltd. Delta,
British Columbia
Biodiesel 5 March 5, 2009
Consolidated Biofuels Ltd. Delta,
British Columbia
Biodiesel 10.95 November 30, 2009
Eastman Bio-Fuels Ltd. Beausejour,
Manitoba
Biodiesel 10 January 13, 2011
Enerkem Inc

Westbury,
Quebec

Ethanol 5 March 25, 2011
GreenField Ethanol Inc. – Chatham Chatham,
Ontario
Ethanol 128 November 21, 2008
GreenField Ethanol Inc. – Tiverton Tiverton,
Ontario
Ethanol 5 November 21, 2008
GreenField Ethanol of Quebec Inc. – Varennes Varennes,
Quebec
Ethanol 152 November 21, 2008
GreenField Johnstown L.P. Prescott,
Ontario
Ethanol 223 March 17, 2009
Husky Downstream General Partnership Lloydminster,
Saskatchewan
Ethanol 130 February 17, 2009
Husky Oil Limited Minnedosa,
Manitoba
Ethanol 130 February 17, 2009
IGPC Ethanol Inc. Aylmer,
Ontario
Ethanol 162 February 13, 2009
Kawartha Ethanol Inc. Havelock,
Ontario
Ethanol 80 December 13, 2010
Methes Energies Canada Inc. Mississauga,
Ontario
Biodiesel 5 February 10, 2009
Milligan Bio-Tech Inc. Foam Lake,
Saskatchewan
Biodiesel 20 December 13, 2010
NorAmera BioEnergy Corporation Weyburn,
Saskatchewan
Ethanol 24.5 November 26, 2008
Noroxel Energy Ltd.

Springfield,
Ontario

Biodiesel 10 March 25, 2011
North West Terminal Ltd. Unity, SK Ethanol 25 March 26 2009
Permolex Ltd. Red Deer,
Alberta
Ethanol 41.5 November 24, 2008
Pound-Maker Agventures Ltd. Lanigan,
Saskatchewan
Ethanol 15 December 2, 2008
QFI Biodiésel Inc. St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Québec Biodiesel 40 July 2, 2009
(Amendment
May 19, 2011)
Rothsay Biodiesel, a member of Maple Leaf Foods Inc. Sainte-Catherine,
Quebec
Biodiesel 35

December 2, 2008
(Amendment
December 30, 2010)

Speedway International Inc. Winnipeg,
Manitoba  
Biodiesel 20 December 21, 2009
Suncor Energy Products Inc. Mooretown,
Ontario
Ethanol 198 December 3, 2008
(Amendment
April 12, 2011)
Terra Grain Fuels Inc. Belle Plaine,
Saskatchewan
Ethanol 150 February 17, 2009
Western Biodiesel Inc. High River,
Alberta
Biodiesel 19 November 21, 2008

* In the case of ethanol plants, this refers to the nameplate capacity for undenatured ethanol.