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Biogas for Fine Paper:

A Cascade, Gaz Métro and Waste Management Project


The objective of this case study is to generate transferable lessons and knowledge from the key technical, economic, financial and governance factors and decisions that led to the installation of a biogas collection system in the Ste-Sophie landfill, near Montréal, Québec to supply energy to a fine paper mill, via a dedicated 13km pipeline. The study highlights the project’s features and successful implementation strategies, to help avoid pitfalls for future ICES projects in other communities in Canada.

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QUEST conducts and packages cutting edge applied research to empower practitioners and decision makers with the tools they need to advance Smart Energy Communities. Find out more about our projects:

Town of Salisbury

Salisbury is a town located in Westmorland County, New Brunswick. A village for 57 years, in January 2023 it was amalgamated with parts of four local districts to become a new town.

Town of Riverview

Riverview is a town in Albert County, and is the largest town in New Brunswick, and despite being designated as a town it is the fifth-largest municipality in the province, with a population of 20,584 in 2021.