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  • 23 May 2018 : Atlantic BIOCON 2018

    Explore Atlantic Canada's cutting edge biorefining technologies and get up-to-date with the latest developments in the region and abroad in bioenergy, biofuels, and biorefining in aquaculture, agriculture, marine and forestry. Meet the people driving the shift into the bioeconomy at[…]

  • 06 Jun 2018 : Canadian Bioeconomy Conference & Exhibition

    The International Bioenergy Conference and Exhibition has been reborn as the Canadian Bioeconomy Conference and Exhibition.The International Bioenergy Conference, held every two years in Prince George, British Columbia, was the largest and longest running event of its kind in Canada.[…]

  • 06 Jun 2018 : Wood Products Safety Summit

    The Wood Products Safety Summit is taking place on June 6 in Prince George, B.C., as part of this year’s Canadian Bioeconomy Conference & Exhibition. The event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. at the Prince George[…]

  • 12 Sep 2018 : Mid-Atlantic Bioenergy Conference and Expo

    The Mid-Atlantic Bioenergy Council (MABEC) is looking forward to welcoming over 200 attendees from the Mid-Atlantic and beyond to Philadelphia, Sept. 12-14. Multiple program tracks, an expo floor, and networking opportunities make MABEX a popular and growing event for industry,[…]

  • 17 Sep 2018 : International Woodfiber Resource & Trade Conference

    Known by many long-term attendees as “The Woodchip Conference,” this unique conference is the only one that focuses on the international trade in woodchips and biomass, covering the entire supply chain from plantation forest through ocean transport and to overseas[…]

  • 18 Sep 2018 : Wood Pellet Association of Canada 2018 AGM & Conference

    The Wood Pellet Association of Canada Conference and AGM is Canada’s largest gathering of the Canadian wood pellet industry.Each year, the event attracts hundreds of wood pellet, biomass and bioenergy professionals from across the country, as well the U.S., Europe[…]

  • 23 Sep 2018 : National Forest Week

    National Forest Week is sponsored across Canada by many individuals and diverse governmental and non-governmental organizations across Canada.During National Forest Week, Canadians are invited to learn more about Canada’s forest heritage and to raise awareness about this valuable and renewable[…]

  • 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[…]

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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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  • Resolute pulp mill upgrades will reduce fossil-fuel reliance

    May 17, 2018 - Resolute Forest Products Inc. has announced a $52.3 million strategic investment plan for its Saint-Félicien pulp mill, located in the Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec. The announcement was made at a press conference on Monday attended by Quebec[…]

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  • New report on biomass supply and demand in Asia to 2030

    May 9, 2018 - Asia’s demand for biomass is growing rapidly. Wood pellet imports into South Korea and Japan have grown exponentially in the past few years. In 2017 South Korea imported 2.4Mt of wood pellets, 20 times more than[…]

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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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Argus Wood Pellet Index

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