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  • 01 May 2019 : Workshop on Adequacy of Spatial Databases for Conducting Risk Assessments

    It is highly likely that wood pellets imported from the southeast United States will comprise the largest source of this biomass, in addition to those generated within the European Union. A variety of certification systems have been developed which provide[…]

  • 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[…]

  • 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[…]

  • 22 May 2019 : Biomass PowerON Summit

    The Biomass PowerON Summit will take place on the 22nd and 23rd May 2019, Copenhagen, Denmark. The two days event will give you an extensive view on the European and regional Nordics situation of the biomass market.You will have the[…]

  • 27 May 2019 : Atlantic BIOCON 2019

    The Atlantic BIOCON Conference is a dynamic 2-day conference that sparks discussion and projects that transform our renewable natural resources into business opportunities. These opportunities are part of a vision for a sustainable future and circular economy where Canada's biomass[…]

  • 27 May 2019 : European Biomass Conference and Exhibition

    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[…]

  • 09 Jun 2019 : Joint International Conference & Symposium on Bio-Economy

    In 2017, Lakehead University's Biorefining Research Institute (BRI) hosted the first ever International Forest Biorefining Conference (IFBC). The conference welcomed approximately 150 delegates from around the world to share the latest advances in Forest Biorefining. It was attended by academics,[…]

  • 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[…]

  • 03 Jul 2019 : World Biogas Summit

    A new World Biogas Summit will put anaerobic digestion (AD) and biogas at the heart of sustainable development and high on the agenda of politicians and policymakers in the UK and around the globe, according to joint organisers the World[…]

  • 24 Sep 2019 : 2019 WPAC AGM and 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[…]

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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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Power Generation

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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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  • Ottawa funds research to help pulp mills adopt RNG tech

    April 18, 2019 - The federal government has earmarked $2.38 million to fund a research project at the University of British Columbia that will test clean technologies that generate renewable natural gas (RNG) from forest residues.The project's goal is to facilitate pulp[…]

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  • Ottawa funds climate change forest adaptation project in Atlantic Canada

    April 15, 2019 - The federal government has announced a $300,000 investment in the University of New Brunswick (UNAB) for a climate change adaptation project. The project will study the socio-economic costs and benefits of adapting to climate-induced changes (for[…]

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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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