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  • 20 Nov 2018 : Process Safety Management Workshop: Incident Investigations

    The Wood Pellet Association of Canada's Safety Committee in co-operation with WorkSafeBC and media partner Canadian Biomass Magazine are hosting a workshop on process safety incident investigations.WPAC and WorkSafeBC are collaborating on supporting the wood pellet industry in implementing Process[…]

  • 03 Dec 2018 08:00 : International Training Seminar Biomass Heating

    Market transformation towards modern, high-efficiency biomass heating presents enormous opportunities for local economic development, the reduction of energy costs as well as climate and environment protection.The International Training Seminar focuses on small- to mid-scale projects, fuelled by wood pellets and[…]

  • 15 Jan 2019 : Value of Biogas West

    The 2019 Value of Biogas West Conference will be held in Vancouver, B.C. at the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel (1180 West Hastings Street Vancouver) on January 15th and 16th. Day 1 will begin with a half-day Biogas Operator’s Forum. Hear[…]

  • 12 Feb 2019 : Biomass Trade and Power Europe

    Key Highlights & What to Expect Key overview of wood pellet & chip supply & demand fundamentals Panel discussions from industry experts covering latest developments Key presentations from utilities, producers & traders Insight on supply landscape amid growing demand Analysis[…]

  • 18 Mar 2019 : International Biomass Conference and Expo

    The 12th annual International Biomass Conference & Expo will take place March 18-20, 2019, at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center in Savannah, Ga. This dynamic event unites industry professionals from all sectors of the world’s interconnected biomass utilization[…]

  • 13 May 2019 : Biomass Pellets Trade & Power

    Since 2008, CMT’s Biomass series evolved from and into inter-regional biomass trade and supply, biomass power projects, developments in biofuels, biomass use regulations and more. The series traveled across Europe, America and Asia – from Rotterdam to Brussels to Atlanta[…]

  • 06 May 2019 : Waste Expo

    Big trucks are big business. You'll find both at WasteExpo. This should move you. Over the past 50 years we’ve helped usher in more significant innovations in the solid waste industry than any other event. And the future looks even[…]

  • 27 May 2019 : European Biomass Conference and Exposition

    The EUBCE is the leading platform for the collection, exchange and dissemination of scientific and industrial know-how in the field of biomass.The EUBCE combines one of the largest biomass science and technology conferences with a high quality industry exhibition, attracting[…]

  • 10 Jun 2019 : International Fuel Ethanol Workshop and Expo (FEW)

    Now in its 35th year, the FEW provides the global ethanol industry with cutting-edge content and unparalleled networking opportunities in a dynamic business-to-business environment. The FEW is the largest, longest running ethanol conference in the world – and the only[…]

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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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  • Haida Gwaii hospital considers biomass boiler

    Nov. 12, 2018 - A local heating company is proposing the Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital switch from diesel-generated electric heating to a wood-fired biomass boiler. Ken Van Aalst, a director for Northern Health, told the Haida Gwaii Observer the proposal[…]

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  • Ottawa to reinvest funding after Ontario cancels cap and trade

    Nov. 9, 2018 - The Canadian government announced it plans to reinvest money allocated to Ontario as part of its Low Carbon Economy Fund after the Ontario government cancelled the cap and trade program last week.Canada's Minister of Environment and[…]

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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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