BioOil Production Re-Starts at West Lorne Facility; Upgrade of Plant Completed

Mon Mar 3, 2008 8:00am EST

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(Business Wire)--
Dynamotive Energy Systems Corporation (OTCBB:DYMTF), a leader in
cellulose based fuels technology, announced today it restarted
operations at its West Lorne, Ontario facility following completion of
its upgrade.

   The plant had undergone an upgrade process to increase its nominal
capacity to 130 tonnes of biomass input per day, a 30 % increase in
capacity, and to incorporate technological advances that were
developed and implemented in Dynamotive's 200 tonne per day capacity
plant located in Guelph, Ontario. The plant incorporates a 2.5
megawatt electric cogeneration package developed by Magellan
Aerospace.

   The renewable biofuel produced at the plant, known as BioOil, is
made from waste wood and formulated for non-transportation industrial
applications. Fuel exports, as well as power generation, from the
plant are expected to start in March. Output of the plant is
contracted to power generation and specialty applications with some
production being reserved by Dynamotive for market development
purposes.

   West Lorne progress will be reported on the Dynamotive website.

   About BioOil(R) Biofuel

   BioOil(R) is an industrial fuel produced from cellulose waste
material. When combusted it produces substantially less smog-precursor
nitrogen oxides ('NOx') emissions than conventional oil as well as
little or no sulfur oxide gases ('SOx'), which are a prime cause of
acid rain. BioOil(R) and BioOil Plus(TM) are price-competitive
replacements for heating oils #2 and #6 that are widely used in
industrial boilers and furnaces. They have been EcoLogo certified,
having met stringent environmental criteria for industrial fuels as
measured by Environment Canada's Environmental Choice Program.
BioOil(R) can be produced from a variety of residue cellulosic biomass
resources and is not dependent on food-crop production.

   About Dynamotive

   Dynamotive Energy Systems Corporation is an energy solutions
provider headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, with offices in the USA,
UK and Argentina. Its carbon/greenhouse gas neutral fast pyrolysis
technology uses medium temperatures and oxygen-less conditions to turn
dry, waste cellulosic biomass into BioOil for power and heat
generation. BioOil can be further converted into vehicle fuels and
chemicals. The final stages of the commissioning process at the Guelph
plant and the reconstruction of the West Lorne plant may be seen by
viewing photographs regularly posted on the company's website at
www.dynamotive.com.

   Forward Looking Statement

   Statements in this news release concerning the company's business
outlook or future economic performance; including the anticipation of
future plant start-ups, partnerships, consortiums, teaming agreements,
government assistance, other anticipated cash receipts, revenues,
expenses, or other financial items; and statements concerning
assumptions made or expectations as to any future events, conditions,
performance or other matters, are "forward-looking statements".
Forward-looking statements are by their nature subject to risks,
uncertainties and other factors which could cause actual results to
differ materially from those stored in such statements. Such risks,
uncertainties and factors include, but are not limited to, changes in
energy prices, availability of capital, and the company's ability to
access capital on acceptable terms or any terms at all, changes and
delays in project development plans and schedules, customer and
partner acceptance of new projects, changes in input pricing,
competing alternative energy technologies, government policies and
general economic conditions. These risks are generally outlined in the
company's disclosure filings with the Securities and Exchange
Commission.

Dynamotive Energy Systems Corporation
Nathan Neumer, Director of Communications, 604-267-6042
Switchboard: 604-267-6000
Toll Free (North America): 1-877-863-2268
Fax: 604-267-6005
Email: info@dynamotive.com
Website: www.dynamotive.com

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