Canadian Biomass Magazine

Pinnacle boosts Port of Prince Rupert growth

January 20, 2017
By Maria Church

Jan. 20, 2017 - Pinnacle Renewable Energy Group, a major pellet producer in B.C., is responsible for the majority of the Port of Prince Rupert's success in 2016, according to port representatives.

Michael Gurney, manager of corporate communications for Port of Prince Rupert, told The Northern View that the port’s Westview Wood Pellet Terminal moved 896,257 tonnes of cargo last year, an increase of 22 per cent from 2015 numbers, and the most volumes the terminal has ever moved.

“[It’s] such a great made-in-B.C. success story, with Pinnacle Renewable Energy Group producing the wood pellets from essentially waste products,” Gurney said.

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