Canadian Biomass Magazine

WPAC 2012 AGM set for Tuesday

November 25, 2012
By Scott Jamieson

November 25, 2012, Quebec, QC - The Wood Pellet Association of Canada (WPAC) Annual General Meeting and conference is set to start here on Tuesday afternoon with a tour of the Cité Verte, an urban biomass district heating system.

The sold out meeting gets underway with a tour of the 400-plus unit apartment block, heated by a wood pellet-fired boiler system (see our cover story on this system here). This is followed by a welcoming reception in he Chateau Laurier host hotel in Old Quebec. The meeting itself starts Wednesday morning with presentations on a host of topics, including:

  • Eastern Canadian logistics study
  • Joint Canadian co-firing study with CCPC
  • Review of carbon balance project being conducted with European partners
  • Review of European Initiative Wood Pellet Buyers activities
  • Canadian coal power emissions regulation and implications for Canadian industrial market
  • Review of Canadian domestic market
  • Review of international markets
  • Review od R&D activities
  • Evolving European sustainability requirements
  • Supplier showcase
  • IMO fire extinguishing update

Canadian Biomass magazine will be covering the event with live news posted to this website as well as Tweeted live from our @canadianbiomass Twitter feed under the #WPAC12 hash tag and sent out in Wednesday's weekly enews. Sign up to follow us on Twitter today. 


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