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  • 16 Jan 2018 : 2018 Value of Biogas West Conference

    With recent announcement by the B.C. Government indicating a strong preference for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG), B.C.’s gas utilities are now able to pay up to $30/GJ for RNG (click here for announcement). At this price point, the biogas market[…]

  • 22 Jan 2018 : Fuels of the Future

    Catchphrases like Dieselgate or defeat devices shape current debate on diesel engines, and the combustion engine's future is called into question. Which diesel and petrol engines are future-proof, reflecting the spirit of sustainable, low-emission mobility? What role can the transport[…]

  • 05 Feb 2018 : 3rd Annual Alberta and Saskatchewan Renewable Energy Summit

    Alberta and Saskatchewan’s current procurements for new renewables generation have captured the world’s attention, leading to highly competitive request for proposal (RFP) processes that are expected to result in historically low prices for wind. The results of these first competitions[…]

  • 07 Feb 2018 : Lignofuels 2018 – Advanced Biofuels & Materials

    Following the success of the 2017 conference in Helsinki, Finland with an exclusive site visit to UPM Lappeenranta Biorefinery we are delighted to be hosting Lignofuels 2018 Conference on 7th & 8th February in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.Already on its 10th[…]

  • 14 Feb 2018 : The European Biopolymer Summit

    Do not miss the exclusive opportunity to learn from key experts about two most important projects in biopolymer industry, funded in the frame European Union , Horizon2020. Three-year EU-funded research project, called "BARBARA" (Biopolymers with advanced functionalities for building and[…]

  • 28 Feb 2018 : European Pellet Conference 2018

    With more than 500 participants every year, the European Pellet Conference held in Wels is the largest annual pellet event in the world.IncludesWorld Pellet Business & Technology ForumPellet Technology OutlookPellet Market News WorldwideTechnical Site Visits: Pellets & Wood ChipsPoster Presentation

  • 28 Feb 2018 : World Sustainable Energy Days

    The World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED) is one of Europe’s largest annual conferences in this field.The 2018 conference will take place from 28 February - 2 March 2018 in Wels/Austria.Energy efficiency and renewable energy are key to boost the economic[…]

  • 28 Feb 2018 : Young Energy Researchers Conference

    The Young Energy Researchers Conference and Young Energy Researchers Award. Dedicated to the next generation of professionals and experts, two conference tracks present the work and achievements of young researchers in the fields of biomass and energy efficiency. The Young[…]

  • 21 Mar 2018 : International Day of Forests

  • 05 Apr 2018 : Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show

    A pillar of the industry, the Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show boasts a vast indoor and outdoor showcase of the latest products, services and BIG iron. See all the leading brands displayed under one roof to compare and contrast before you[…]

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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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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.

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  • BIC honoured by Canadian Chamber of Commerce

    Jan. 12, 2018 - The Canadian Chamber of Commerce has named Sarnia, Ont.-based Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) one of Canada's Resource Champions.BIC was recognized as part of the chamber's Canada's Resource Champions Award, created to support natural resource development and[…]

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  • Nominees announced for Ontario sustainable energy awards

    Jan. 11, 2018 - On Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, hundreds will gather at the Fontana Primavera Event Centre (77 Woodstream Boulevard, Vaughan, Ont.) to celebrate nominees of the 8th Annual Powering for Prosperity Ontario Sustainable Energy Awards, hosted by award-winning[…]

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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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