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November 30, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: How pellets are made
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Rentech offers update on Ontario wood pellet facilities

The Atikokan facility achieved record production of approximately 1,850 metric tons of pellets for the week ended Nov. 14. The Wawa facility resumed pellet production recently… >> Read full article

DuPont opens world’s largest cellulosic ethanol plant

DuPont celebrated the opening of the world’s largest cellulosic ethanol plant, which has the capacity to produce 30 million gallons per year of clean fuel that offers a 90 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions as compared to gasoline… >> Read full article

Emerging markets and Power Panel highlight WPAC 2015

Markets, growth in the north, the ever-popular Power Panel and dust management were just a few of the highlights at the Wood Pellet Association of Canada’s annual conference… >> Read full article

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How pellets are made

A clever video from Pinnacle Renewable Energy takes the public on a step-by-step journey of how wood pellets are made in a modern facility. Created using time-lapse white-board drawing, the two-minute video takes viewers through the entire process, from tree growth and harvesting for sawmill production, through the collection and treatment of sawmill residuals, fibre processing, pelletizing right through to storage… >> Learn More…


New biofuels eliminate need for blending with petroleum fuels

A new type of renewable diesel fuel is meeting the growing demand for renewable biofuels, which is driven by biofuel mandates and customer demands for higher quality… >> Read full article

P.E.I.: Biomass installation protects the environment, supports jobs

Besides being the right environmental choice, biomass heating reduces greenhouse gas, supports local industry and is providing heat for a number of government facilities, says Transportation, Infrastructure and Energy Minister Paula Biggar… >> Read full article

FutureMetrics releases white paper on Canadian heating pellet markets

FutureMetrics has released a new white paper that discuses why the Canadian heating pellet market is so small and why it expects rapid and near-term growth in at least one province… >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Biomaterials in the P&P Sector

December 16, 2015
Location: Webinar >> More Info

13th International Conference on Biofuels

January 18-19, 2016
Location: Berlin, Germany >> More Info

Lignofuels 2016

January 20-21, 2016
Location: Munich, Germany >> More Info

World Sustainable Energy Days

February 24-26, 2016
Location: Wels, Austria >> More Info