Sign Up to our mailing list

The Voice of Canada’s growing pellet sector
  • Pellets

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

  • Sustainable

    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

  • Innovative

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

Association News and Publications

Pierre-Olivier Morency has been appointed as the new director of market access and promotion for the Wood Pellet Association of Canada (WPAC). In his new role within the WPAC, Morency will continue to promote the development of the pellet industry in Canada with the support of Gordon Murray, executive director of the WPAC.

Read more...

The preliminary agenda has been set for the Canadian Wood Pellet Heating Conference, to be held February 27 through March 1 in historic Quebec City.

Read more...

The mood in Europe was positive in October as I joined over 300 attendees at the 12th Pellets Industry Forum. This annual event – formerly held in Stuttgart – made its debut this year in Berlin. The industrial pellet market for large scale installations and power stations is primarily where the industry is experiencing growth in Europe, although some also point to an upward trend in the private heating market.

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.

Read more...

Following up on our sold out 2012 annual general meeting and conference in Quebec City last month, the Wood Pellet Association of Canada (WPAC) is in the early planning stages for a larger two-day event in Vancouver next fall.

Read more...

More Articles...

Page 19 of 25

19

Industry Links

Industry Links

Markets

Markets

Become a Member

Become a Member

Safety

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.

Read more...

Industry News

  • Enerkem gets $3.5M boost for final phase of Edmonton facility

    Nov. 17, 2017 - Enerkem is receiving $3.5 million from the federal government for the final phase of its municipal waste-to-biofuel facility in Edmonton. The funding through the Western Innovation (WINN) initiative supports Enerkem's installation of a methanol-to-ethanol conversion unit.Enerkem's Edmonton facility[…]

    Read more...
  • Feasibility studies underway for Sarnia green methanol project

    Nov. 8, 2017 - Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) has commenced a COMM SCI project with Advanced Chemical Technologies Inc. (AChT), Waterloo, Ont., that will see AChT complete technical and economic feasibility studies to address commercial barriers to construct a green[…]

    Read more...
  • Wastewater treatment among financed projects in Alberta

    Nov. 8, 2017 - Nearly a dozen Canadian companies are set to field test or redouble research and development efforts on 11 separate clean technology projects following a major round of financing from government-affiliated groups at both the federal and[…]

    Read more...

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.

Read more...

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.

Read more...

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.

Read more...

Argus Wood Pellet Index

US$ per metric tonneArgus Wood Pellet Index