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  • 23 Mar 2017 : Value of Biogas East

    The Canadian Biogas Association will be hosting two exciting and informative Value of Biogas (VOB) conferences in 2017, one in Abbotsford, BC on January 27, and another in Toronto, Ontario on March 23-24. These conferences will cover key topics affecting[…]

  • 30 Mar 2017 : Wood pellet quality certification seminar

    Quebec Wood Export Bureau and Wood Pellet Association of Canada are teaming up on a wood pellet quality certification seminar to be held in Montreal on March 30, 2017. This seminar – open to all – is designed for new[…]

  • 10 Apr 2017 : International Biomass Conference & Expo

    The 10th annual International Biomass Conference & Expo will take place April 10-12, 2017, at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN. This dynamic event unites industry professionals from all sectors of the world’s interconnected biomass utilization industries—biobased power, thermal[…]

  • 25 Apr 2017 : Argus Biomass 2017

    The flagship event for the international biomass market returns to London, UK, 25-27 April 2017 for three compelling days of interactive debate, critical analysis and extensive networking opportunities.Argus Biomass 2017 is the only meeting place in Europe where the international[…]

  • 25 Apr 2017 : Northeast Biomass Heating Conference & Expo 2017

    Hosted by the Biomass Thermal Energy Council, the 2017 Conference & Expo will be held April 25-27 at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in Burlington, VT. What started as “Heating the Northeast” in 2009 has now grown into the[…]

  • 26 Apr 2017 : 7th European Algae Industry Summit

    Following the success of our previous conference in Berlin, we are delighted to announce that the 7th European Algae Industry Summit (formerly "European Algae Biomass") will take place on 26th & 27th April 2017 in Nice, France. The two day[…]

  • 07 May 2017 : PwC 30th Annual Global Forest, Paper & Packaging Industry Conference

    Join PwC for the 30th Annual Global Forest, Paper & Packaging Industry Conference on May 10, 2017. With a theme of Thriving in disruption, several hundred CEOs, senior executives and PwC leaders will discuss how companies are managing change, innovation[…]

  • 24 May 2017 : The 2017 Grande Prairie Wood waste recycling, Bio economy utilization Workshop

    Environmental associates you are invited to Attend and Participate in the 2017 Grande Prairie Wood waste recycling, Bio economy utilization Workshop & Expo event. Register as a delegate and or secure a booth to showcase your businesses commitment to the[…]

  • 04 Jun 2017 : IUFRO Tree Biotechnology Conference

    This edition of IUFRO Tree Biotech will examine: practical applications for tree biotechnology; new developments in biotechnology that can be applied to forest productivity and conservation; biotechnology and climate change; genomic, proteomic, metabolomics and other omics technologies; and genetic engineering[…]

  • 05 Jun 2017 : 2017 International Conference on Nanotechnology

    Mark your calendars for Nano 2017!The co-chairs for TAPPI's 2017 Nano Conference invite submissions for oral and poster presentations. This event continues to grow in attendance and quality of presentations. Please consider submitting an abstract to this premier event addressing[…]

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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

  • BC tech companies win farm innovation challenge

    March 22, 2017 - Two B.C. companies that have developed unique biomass solutions for the agriculture industry are among the four winners of the B.C. Ministry of Agriculture and the BC Innovation Council’s Innovation Challenge. Vancouver’s Boost Environmental Systems developed[…]

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  • Editorial: Alternative bio-facts?

    March 21, 2017 - A recent report on the carbon neutrality of biomass has ruffled some feathers in the biomass community. The Impacts of the Demand for Woody Biomass for Power and Heat on Climate and Forests, a report created[…]

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  • Calgary Transit weighs switch to renewable diesel

    March 20, 2017 - Candaxa Energy, a renewable fuels company based in Calgary, is pitching to city councillors the idea of Calgary Transit switching to renewable diesel. According to a report from the Calgary Sun, Candaxa's Jeff Brookman says the[…]

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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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