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  • 21 Nov 2017 : European Bioenergy Future

    European Bioenergy Future (EBF) is the European Biomass Association's annual conference, the yearly bioenergy rendez-vous for market and policy players to share knowledge and engage in a series of constructive debates and interactive workshops: join this networking and learning opportunity[…]

  • 27 Nov 2017 : Bioenergy for the Future

    Achieving a low carbon future will be challenging and will require a comprehensive portfolio of technologies and policy measures. Sustainable biomass can play an important role in such low carbon scenarios but enhanced efforts are critical to accelerate its deployment.Natural[…]

  • 27 Nov 2017 : Scaling Up 2017

    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[…]

  • 29 Nov 2017 : Transitioning from Fossil Fuels to Forests

    Transitioning from Fossil Fuels to Forests: Opportunities for Modern Wood Heating is a workshop hosted by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry's ’s Bioeconomy Team. The workshop will provide participants with information to allow for enhanced decision-making regarding[…]

  • 12 Dec 2017 : NB Wood Pellet Forum

    The Wood Pellet Association of Canada, together with media partner, Canadian Biomass magazine, is hosting the NB Wood Pellet Forum at the Crowne Plaza Lord Beaverbrook Hotel in Fredericton New Brunswick on Dec. 12 from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.The[…]

  • 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[…]

  • 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 : 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[…]

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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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Industry News

  • Enerkem gets $3.5M boost for final phase of Edmonton facility

    Nov. 17, 2017 - Enerkem is receiving $3.5 million from the federal government for the final phase of its municipal waste-to-biofuel facility in Edmonton. The funding through the Western Innovation (WINN) initiative supports Enerkem's installation of a methanol-to-ethanol conversion unit.Enerkem's Edmonton facility[…]

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  • Feasibility studies underway for Sarnia green methanol project

    Nov. 8, 2017 - Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) has commenced a COMM SCI project with Advanced Chemical Technologies Inc. (AChT), Waterloo, Ont., that will see AChT complete technical and economic feasibility studies to address commercial barriers to construct a green[…]

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  • Wastewater treatment among financed projects in Alberta

    Nov. 8, 2017 - Nearly a dozen Canadian companies are set to field test or redouble research and development efforts on 11 separate clean technology projects following a major round of financing from government-affiliated groups at both the federal 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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