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Biocomposites in Wind Energy

The world’s increasing reliance on wind energy has spurred demand for wind turbines and the giant blades that power them.

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Hemp Based Bio-composites Said to Slash Carbon Emissions and Offer Sustainable Alternative to Glass Fiber

Hemp-based Composites Gaining Traction in Various Sectors
Canadian startup INCA Renewable Technologies Inc. is continuing its push to develop and commercialize hemp-based biocomposites as a more sustainable option for applications ranging from vehicle components to boats and wind turbine blades. (UL …

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Turning Biomass into Business™

By Camille Saltman,  Chief Marketing and Sustainability Officer, INCA Renewtech

Powerful market forces are leading industry to adopt more environmentally friendly, domestically sourced materials in their products.  These include government regulations to reduce plastics pollution, sequester carbon, and achieve higher lifecycle …

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Biocomposites in Wind Energy

The world’s increasing reliance on wind energy has spurred demand for wind turbines and the giant blades that power them. But meeting those market needs has been difficult due to the shortage and skyrocketing cost of balsa, the strong, lightweight …

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Opinion: Hemp is growing into an Alberta success story

by Tim McPhee

One hundred kilometres to the east of Edmonton, a small town is making its mark in a fast-growing sector many have never heard of — industrial hemp. Vegreville is emerging as a global investment destination for the processing …

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Alta. sees hemp investment

The Alberta government says hemp is part of an agri-food investment and growth strategy developed under its economic recovery plan. | File photo

Two companies will receive a maximum of $900,000 to transform Alberta’s hemp industry.

“I really mean it when I …

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Tradewinds blow for INCA Renewtech

In Canada, biocomposite developer INCA Renewable Technologies Inc (INCA Renewtech) has divulged plans to manufacture a “high-performance, cost-competitive” alternative to tropical balsa wood and fossil polyethylene terephthalate (PET) thermoplastic foams used to construct wind turbine blades and boats.

The biocomposite …

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