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Pulling out of Paris: The effect on the U.S. wood pellet industry

Mr. Trump’s decision may have catastrophic consequences for the U.S. industrial wood pellet industry, for European biomass power utilities, and even for the Canadian wood pellet industry.

WPAC promotes Canadian wood pellets in Japan

The Wood Pellet Association of Canada and the Embassy of Canada to Japan jointly hosted a seminar and reception at our embassy in Tokyo.

Canada should build up its biochemical valley

Canada can be a global leader in green and sustainable chemistry, writes Julia Struyf and A.J. Marshall with Bioindustrial Innovation Canada.

Feds announce $2 billion for move to low-carbon economy

Ottawa is giving Canadians and Canadian companies a $2-billion incentive to reduce their emissions and make their homes and buildings more efficient.

Bio-based solutions for a low-carbon economy in Canada

Forest Products Association of Canada and its partners are developing a bioeconomy supercluster proposal.
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Shaw Resources' pellets help heat Atlantic Canada

Shaw Resources has been keeping Atlantic Canadians warm throughout harsh winters for more than 20 years. The Shubenacadie, N.S.-based company has been producing wood pellets for residential heating under its Eastern Embers brand since 1995. » Read more...
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Understanding wood pellet quality certifications

Third-party quality certification was developed for the heating sector to give assurance to consumers that the pellets they are purchasing will provide optimal performance in stoves and boilers. Gord Murray explains what those certifications mean for pellet producers in Canada. » Read more...

2017 Pellet Fuels Institute Annual Conference

July 23-25, 2017
Location: Stowe, Vermont
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