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The collective voice of Ontarios Growing biogas Industry

The collective voice of Ontarios Growing biogas Industry

APAO | AgriEnergy Producers’ Association of Ontario

TOURS AND WORKSHOPS

Come tour a biogas facility near you and learn about what this amazing technology can do for you!

Tours provide you with a chance to see the equipment and operations up close. Get an introduction by the APAO, and have a chance to ask the farmer host questions. Printed materials will be on hand to help you learn more.

TOURS


 
DATE COMMUNITY FARM HOURS EVENT REGISTRATION AND LOCATION MAP
August 16, 2011 Cambridge, Ontario Delft Blue 1-2 pm Cambridge Biogas Tour and Workshop
August 29, 2011 Seeleys Bay, Ontario Ledgecroft 1-3 pm Kingston Area Biogas Tour
September 24, 2011 Cobden, Ontario Fepro 1-3 pm Cobden Biogas Tour
September 24, 2011 Lindsay, Ontario Maryland 11 am – 3 pm Lindsay Area Biogas Tour

More tour dates dates coming soon!

WORKSHOPS


 
DATE COMMUNITY FARM HOURS EVENT REGISTRATION AND LOCATION MAP
August 16, 2011 Cambridge, Ontario Delft Blue Farm 2-4 pm Cambridge Biogas Tour and Workshop
September 13,14 Woodstock, Ontario Outdoor Farm Show AM and PM seminars, exact times TBD  

More workshop dates coming soon!

Tours and workshops are provided through the generous support of Ontarios Community Energy Partnership Program, with funds from the Ontario Power Authority. Our sincere thanks and appreciation to our leading edge farm hosts, and to the sponsorship of Farm Credit Canada.

Introductory Workshops


For farmers interested in learning more about anaerobic digestion, the APAO is hosting workshops in several parts of Ontario. Workshops will include:

  • Introduction to biogas, the technology, and benefits
  • Examples of working Ontario projects
  • A short video
  • Financial overview and financing options
  • Whats stopping you? A look at a few considerations
    • Size matters
    • Connecting to the grid
    • Environmental approvals
    • Planning with safety in mind
  • An overview of coops
  • Time for questions and answers

Coop Workshops


For individuals who have some knowledge of biogas operations and are interested in learning about coops and how they can work with biogas operations, two coop workshops are offered. In two hours, participants will learn:

  • Introduction to biogas, the technology, and benefits
  • Examples of working Ontario projects
  • A short video
  • How the coop model works, and past successes
  • Issues specific to biogas coops
    • Benefits, financial investment, expected returns
    • Scope, scale, transportation requirements
  • Time for questions and answers