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    Made from renewable forest byproducts and unmerchantable material, wood pellets from Canada provide a renewable, sustainable fuel source for generations to enjoy. | Read More

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    Whether on their own or co-fired with coal, wood pellets provide a lower carbon footprint and renewable energy source. | Read More

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    WPAC continues to support R&D in key wood pellet areas like safety, efficiency, fuel stability, energy content and more. | Read More

 The Wood Pellet Association of Canada (WPAC) and the Quebec Wood Export Bureau (QWEB) have joined forces to launch an event dedicated to developing the residential and district heat market in eastern Canada.


The Canadian Wood Pellet Heating Conference will take place February 28 and March 1, 2013 in Quebec City, with tours of successful projects lined up for February 27. The goal is to introduce the concept and benefits of modern pellet-based heating systems to a wider audience, including such sectors as greenhouses, agricultural operations, heating professionals, and municipalities. Look to this web site and our enews for more information in the coming weeks.

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WPAC Safety Committee

The Board of Directors has appointed the Safety Committee to manage the safety objectives of the Wood Pellet Association of Canada ("WPAC"). The Safety Committee works in close cooperation with the BC Forest Safety Council.

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Industry News

  • Vancouver passes green building policy

    Dec. 2, 2016 - Developments in Vancouver built after May 1, 2017, must produce at least 50 per cent less greenhouse gas emissions, city councillors agreed this week.The council voted to enact a strict green building policy on Tuesday that[…]

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  • RI Canada forum focuses on a thriving low-carbon economy

    RI Canada forum focuses on a thriving low-carbon economy November 29, 2016 - Together for a thriving low-carbon economy. That is the theme for the inaugural Renewable Industries Canada forum taking place today at The Westin in Ottawa, Ont. This forum was designed to engage participants in critical and[…]

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  • Switzerland votes to keep nuclear energy longer

    Nov. 28, 2016 - A referendum in Switzerland has shut down a plan to accelerate the closure of the country's five nuclear plants and switch to other energy sources such as wind, solar and biomass energy.The plan would have seen[…]

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The Pellet Advantage

Efficient and Plentiful Production

Wood Pellet Association of Canada members are world leaders in the design and operation of modern pellet plants.

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Innovating our way to a safer, better product

Wood pellets are a safe, reliable modern fuel. But they are still a fuel, requiring care in producing, shipping and storing.

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Renewable and sustainable? Energy really can grow on trees.

There is no single energy source capable of solving our dependence on fossil fuels. Instead we need to look to a mix of new fuels, including wood pellets.

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