From pollution to power: Canada's first Indigenous-owned bioenergy facility opens

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A sawmill in northern Saskatchewan just became the Indigenous-owned bioenergy centre in Canada, using leftover wood chips, bark and sawdust to generate enough electricity to heat 5,000 homes — while reducing emissions.

As the temperature dips to -28 C, Paul Opikokew is ready for the unexpected at the newly-built Meadow Lake Tribal Council Bioenergy Centre in northwestern Saskatchewan, now being tested by its first winter in operation.

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Source: CBC News

 

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