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  • 26 Sep 2018 : National Tree Day

    National Tree Day takes place on the Wednesday of National Forest Week in September. The next National Tree Day will be on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.

  • 10 Oct 2018 : Biofuels International Conference and Expo

    Now in its 11th year, the acclaimed Biofuels International Conference and Expo will be taking place in Germany for the first time.With regulations and markets constantly evolving, it’s becoming increasingly important to stay informed on this ever-changing landscape.Not only will[…]

  • 10 Oct 2018 : International Biogas Congress & Expo

    Brought to you by Bioenergy Insight, the leading biogas industry publication, this two day conference will bring together leading producers, stakeholders and companies within the biogas sector.Expert international speakers will address a range of biogas related issues and topics within[…]

  • 16 Oct 2018 : Biomass North Forum

    The 3rd annual Biomass North Forum is taking place from October 16-18, 2018 on the shores of beautiful Lake Superior in Thunder Bay, Ontario. With this year’s theme of Mapping Canada’s Bioeconomy: Drivers, Roadblocks and Bridges, #BNDC2018 will serve as[…]

  • 23 Oct 2018 : REMBE Explosion Safety Days 2018

    According to various statistics, the most explosion events occur in the wood processing industry. Reason enough to take a very close look at this topic during the REMBE Safety Days 2018 - woodhandling Industries. A broad range of perspectives are[…]

  • 28 Oct 2018 08:00 : International Bioenergy & Bioproducts Conference (IBBC)

    This annual event focuses on new technologies using renewable materials from biomass to produce chemicals and fuels to support the growing bioeconomy. IBBC features presentations on cutting-edge research and new technology developments, plus sessions that address business models, funding and[…]

  • 05 Nov 2018 : Scaling Up 2018

    According to the OECD’s Bioeconomy 2030 report, “the Bioeconomy will hit its stride in the 2025 – 2030 period with an estimated world market of between USD 2.6 and 5.8 trillion.”But what is the exact role of government in realizing[…]

  • 07 Nov 2018 : BioPort Atlantic

    Since 2002, BioPort has provided a forum to inform and inspire the life sciences community to develop their ideas, commercialize their technologies and build links within the region and with guests brought in from the US and from around the[…]

  • 07 Nov 2018 : European Biomass to Power Conference

    Following the success of last year’s conference in Aarhus, Denmark which gathered over 180 senior level attendees, we are delighted to be hosting Biomass to Power 2018 on 7th & 8th November in Stockholm, Sweden.Already on its 8th edition, this[…]

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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.


Power Generation


Sustainable power

The vast majority of Canadian wood pellets are made from sawmill residuals - sawdust. The rest are made from the residuals from harvesting operations for sawmills and pulp mills, or low-grade timber from forest industry harvest sites that has no other economic value. Think firewood. Read more...

Breathing easier - pellet emissions vs coal

Sustainability should be top of mind for any company that wants to stay in the game in today’s world.

As important a role as Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions play, we also need to focus on noxious emissions versus coal.


Industry News


  • Atlantic Power to acquire 20MW biomass plants in South Carolina

    Sept. 25, 2018 -Atlantic Power Corporation has executed an agreement to acquire two biomass plants in South Carolina from EDF Renewables Inc. for $13 million. The Allendale plant is located in Allendale and the Dorchester plant in Harleyville. Each of[…]

  • Enerkem to explore using ocean plastics in production process

    Enerkem to explore using ocean plastics in production process Sept. 24, 2018 - Enerkem Inc. announced last week at the G7 Environment, Energy and Oceans Ministerial Meeting in Halifax that it will be exploring opportunities to take action on ocean plastics waste and marine litter.Following the successful commercial launch[…]


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.


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.


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.


Argus Wood Pellet Index

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