Nexterra Energy receives award

Vancouver, British Columbia-based Nexterra Energy Corp. was awarded the 2008 Gowlings Clean Tech Award at the 23rd annual Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance Innovation and Leadership Awards Gala held in Ottawa on June 10. The award was offered for the first time this year and is intended to recognize outstanding technology engineering developments that result in a cleantech product designed to have a minimal environmental impact. Nexterra Energy was recognized for its biomass gasification technology that converts wood residue into renewable synthesis gas.