Prairie Clean Energy announces go ahead for flax processing plant

Prairie Clean Energy has announced go-ahead for a million dollar flax processing plant for Regina.

CEO Mark Cooper says the company will be open for business this fall, buying waste flax straw and turning it into biomass pellets.

Cooper says the facility will produce 60 thousand tons of pellets per year.

The pellets will be sold for heat and power generation in areas like Europe and Japan.

Cooper says the company has signed its first supply agreement with Darian Farms during Canada’s Farm Show.

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