Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Alaska-Yukon Wood Energy Conference scheduled to take place September 29-30, 2020 in Whitehorse, Yukon has been postponed. The new dates for the conference will be in May 2021. Stay tuned for updates. In the interim, the group is offering virtual tours and workshops. Upcoming virtual events will be posted to this page. You can see the virtual tour of the Teslin Wood Chip System here.
The 2019 Alaska–Yukon Wood Energy Conference held on April 15-18, 2019 in Fairbanks, Alaska, was a success with over 100 participants from across the United States and Canada. In addition to two days of presentations and networking, the conference included tours of operating facilities and an engineering design course on hydronic heating taught by world-renown author and technical expert John Siegenthaler.
• Final agenda from 2019
• Alaska-Yukon Wood Energy Conference by the Numbers
Held annually, the Alaska-Yukon Wood Energy Conference is a two-day event with sessions on biomass heating, community updates, and combined heat and power technology review. Leaders from Alaska and Canada convene to discuss the common hurdles and solutions for biomass energy development in the regions. Visit the Alaska Wood Energy website for more information.