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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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 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

  • Engie commissions biomass heating plant

    April 29, 2016 - French utility Engie increased its fuel diversification with the commissioning of its converted Saint-Ouen biomass co-firing boiler in Paris, France, the firm said in its first-quarter 2016 results today. The boiler began co-firing biomass in January,[…]

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  • Covanta 'economically dispatches' bioenergy facilities

    April 29, 2016 – The announcement of the first quarter financial results included a few points noting the ‘economic dispatch’ of Covanta Holding Corporation’s biomass facilities. From the release: “Energy revenue from non-EfW operations decreased by $13 million, primarily driven[…]

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  • Quebec biogas plant nears completion

    April 29, 2016 – The long-awaited biogas plant in Saint-Hyacinthe is nearing completion, with operations expected to be in full swing by the fall. According to an article from the Daily Commercial News, the $85 million production facility will begin[…]

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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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