Commercial options in Canada to buy renewable natural gas (RNG), biodiesel and hydrogen are continuing to emerge, as suppliers find markets for lower-carbon products.

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A C$600 million ($480 million) commitment to expand biodiesel in British Columbia (BC) by Parkland Corp. inspired Premier John Horgan to call the province “a clean energy powerhouse.”

Calgary-based Parkland, a gasoline and convenience retailer, set a tentative date of 2026 to increase biodiesel output to 6,500 b/d at its refinery in the Burnaby suburb of Vancouver.

BC Energy Minister Bruce Ralston credited the project to the provincial low carbon fuel standard, a 10 year-old regulation that sets greenhouse gas reduction goals and rewards suppliers that achieve them.

Parkland said it has earned nearly...