Closed Bioenergy Programs
The first Bioenergy Producer Credit program (BPCP) was introduced in 2006 under the Nine-Point Bioenergy Plan . On April 1, 2011 the BPCP was expanded and extended as a five year program until March 31, 2016.
The program was closed to new applicants through Budget 2013 , and a notice was placed on the BPCP program and forms page of this site and that time.
The BPCP was launched as an incentive for producers of bioenergy with the intent to encourage bioenergy development and production. The BPCP was made available for a wide variety of bioenergy products including renewable fuels, electricity and heat.
The Department of Energy closed the Biorefining Commercialization and Market Development Program and the Bioenergy Infrastructure Development Program in 2011.
In December 2008, the Biorefining Commercialization and Market Development Program and the Bioenergy Infrastructure Development Program were extended from 2009 to 2011.
Through the Climate Leadership Plan , the Alberta government is committed to growing the province’s renewable energy sector and making Alberta one of the most environmentally responsible energy producers in the world. The Government of Alberta remains committed to exploring options to ensure a viable bioenergy sector in the province.