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Pellet Fuels Institute (PFI) is a North American trade organization that represents manufacturers, retailers and distributors of wood pellet fuel supplies and appliances. The PFI was formed in 1985 as the Fiber Fuels Institute.[1]

Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, PFI maintains National Residential Pellet Fuel Standards,[2] compiles and publishes data on sales and manufacturing output relating to the U.S. pellet fuel industry,[3] hosts industry conferences,[4] and provides outreach to consumers on the use of pellet fuel as an alternative energy thermal source.[5]


  1. ^ "Who is PFI?". PFI. Archived from the original on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 26 October 2013.
  2. ^ “Wood and Pellet Heating,” U.S. Department of Energy
  3. ^ “Retailers say pellet stoves are hot item as customers flee from pricey oil heating,” The Business Review (Albany), August 29, 2008
  4. ^ “Pellet Fuels Institute Holds Annual Conference In July,” Alternative Energy Retailer, April 25, 2007
  5. ^ “Pellet stoves: Economic, friendly alternative to fossil fuel,” Alaska Journal of Commerce, December 9, 2007

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