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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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    Only 9% of the world’s forest are certified. Over 42% of them are in Canada, making it an ideal source for sustainable wood pellets. | Read More

  • Renewable

    WPAC members rely on sawmill waste and forest harvest residuals for the bulk of their fibre supply, allowing 100% resource use. | Read More

  • Fossil Fuel Alternative

    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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  • New speakers announced for Bioenergy 2016

    New speakers announced for Bioenergy 2016 February 11, 2016 - The 7th International Bioenergy Conference and Exhibition has announced a line-up of thought-leaders and insiders from the bioenergy industry in North America, including: •Dr. William (Bill) Strauss, FutureMetrics •Michael Weedon, BC Bioenergy Network •Bob Cleaves, U.S.[…]

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  • BC Forest Safety Council names new CEO

    BC Forest Safety Council names new CEO February 11, 2016 – The BC Forest Safety Council’s (BCFSC) board of directors recently appointed Rob Moonen as the new CEO of the BC forest sector’s health and safety association, effective March 16, 2016. Moonen, who was previously the director of[…]

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  • N.A. overseas pellet exports hit record high

    February 11, 2016 - North American overseas pellet exports increased for the second consecutive quarter in the 3Q/15, rising 15 per cent from the previous quarter to reach a new record high of just over 1.6 million tons, according to the[…]

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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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