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.
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.
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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 …
INCA Renewtech to build advanced bio-composites manufacturing facility in Alberta
In a win for Alberta’s cleantech sector and rural job creation, INCA Renewable Technologies announced plans to build a state-of-the art 200,000-square-foot fibre processing and composites manufacturing facility in Vegreville, Alta. Their chosen location is adjacent to InnoTech Alberta, the …
Canada’s Alberta province pushes dual cropping for fiber and grain
The Canadian province of Alberta is moving fast to develop infrastructure to support dual-cropping of hemp grain and fiber through ambitious initiatives that look to expand the output of raw materials amid projections that hemp farming and processing will grow …
INCA to receive up to $400K in grant funding for new manufacturing facility
Both projects are funded through the Emerging Opportunities program under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.
In partnership with the federal government, Alberta has awarded two grants totalling $900,000 to help grow the province’s hemp industry.
INCA, a hemp manufacturing company, will receive a …
INCA Renewtech to build advanced biocomposites manufacturing facility in Alberta, Canada
The fiber processing and composites manufacturing facility will ramp up INCA’s production of highly refined short and long fibers to substitute increasingly scarce balsa wood in boats, wind turbine blades, rail and automotive.
In a win for Alberta, Canada’s cleantech …