Canadian Biomass Energy Research (CBER) Ltd is a consulting engineering firm with a mission to promote clean,
sustainable and successful biomass to energy projects in
CBER evolved from MAWERA (
As a former distributor and project developer CBER is in a unique position to assess the feasibility and challenges that come along with biomass energy solutions, helping its clients to make the right decision.
Offering a wide spectrum of consulting and engineering services, CBER assists clients considering or developing biomass systems in determining economic and site feasibility, project design, vendors & technology assessment, funding sources, project implementation and management.
CBER also offers services such as market studies, code compliance, and project development to foreign equipment and technology suppliers that intend to enter the North American market.
CBER employs a network strategy that grows the existing capacity of project partners to maximize mutual financial, social and environmental benefit.
Principal: Cornelius Suchy
Cornelius Suchy is an expert in biomass and district energy systems with
16 years of work experience in the field.
Organizations he has worked for include various cities, provincial and national
governments, the European Commission, the European Parliament, the Global
Environmental Fund, the United Nations, and the World Bank. Cornelius Suchy
used to work for MVV Energy AG, one of
His expertise in district heating stems from numerous projects for district heating systems in Germany, Switzerland, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, the Ukraine and Canada. He has helped design, extend, and retrofit district heating systems, their boiler houses and/or Combined Heat & Power (CHP) plants.
Cornelius Suchy has conducted potential studies, feasibility studies, master plans, technical and financial analyses, monitoring and rehabilitation works on district heating systems for utility companies. He has undertaken environmental impact studies, energy scenarios and given policy advice to governments.
One of his key assets is combining the technical know-how with the management experience necessary to run projects successfully. Clients he has worked for include, inter alia, the European Commission, the European Parliament, GEF/UNDP, and the World Bank.
expertise in biomass energy stems from five years of marketing European biomass energy technology in
Cornelius holds a Canadian B.Sc degree, a German M.Sc equivalent in Physics, and a Swiss Energy Engineering degree.