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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

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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

  • Edmonton to spend $3.3 million on green power

    Sept. 23, 2016 - Edmonton city council voted this week to spend $3.3 million over three years to purchase renewable electricity.The funds are intended to encourage the production of wind, solar and biomass energy sources in Alberta, and to help[…]

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  • Yukon schools consider biomass heat

    Sept. 23, 2016 - Yukon territorial government is considering installing wood burners at three Yukon schools to reduce their reliance on heating oil. The government says the switch to biomass is a way to promote the local forest industry.Read the[…]

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  • Alberta creates green technology panel

    Sept. 20, 2016 - Alberta Minister of Economic Development and Trade Deron Bilous announced the creation of the five-member task force on Monday that will make recommendations on how to best invest in clean technology and innovation.The investment is part[…]

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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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