Membership

altPFI members represent the broad spectrum of the densified biomass fuel industry. The Pellet Fuels Institute has grown to over 100 members, in the US, Canada, and Europe. If you are looking for a list of PFI members, or are interested in membership in PFI, please visit the links below.

The Pellet Fuels Institute is a non-profit trade association that represents the densified biomass fuel industry. Founded in 1982 as the Fiber Fuels Institute, PFI has been advocating for clean, renewable, domestically-produced fuel for over 30 years. Join PFI and its members in growing and strengthening the densified biomass fuel industry.

All types of members receive the same valuable membership benefits. PFI Memberships are organizational, so you will have the option of adding additional employee contacts to your membership who can all receive PFI member benefits.

Please note that your membership in PFI will run on the calendar year (e.g. Jan 1 - Dec 31)

Pellet Fuel Manufacturers Membership

Pellet fuel manufacturers will be assessed based on a three-year domestic pellet sales rolling average using the chart below.

New for 2019

Are you a pellet fuel manufacturer and interested in becoming a member of PFI in 2019? Apply for 2019 PFI membership and your 2019 dues are only $2,500.  Beginning in 2020, you will be assessed annual dues based upon the chart below. Complete the New Member Application - manufacturers of pellet fuels for your special 2019 discount.

 Current PFI pellet fuel manufactures, renew your membership today. Renew your membership.

3-Year Domestic Pellet Sales Average
Total Annual Dues
0 - 10,000 tons $2,500.00 
10,001 - 30,000 tons  $5,000.00 
30,001 - 50,000 tons $7,500.00 
50,001 - 75,000 tons $10,000.00 
75,001 - 100,000 tons $12,500.00 
100,001 - 150,000 tons $15,000.00 
 150,001 - 250,000 tons $20,000.00 
 250,000 - 500,000 tons $25,000.00 
500,000 - 750,000 tons $30,000.00 
750,000 - 1,000,000 tons $35,000.00 
1,000,000 + $40,000.00 
If you are a pellet fuel manufacturer, please complete the appropriate application:

Other Memberships

Membership Type   Price
Supplier/Distributor
Any company providing goods or services to the densified biomass fuel industry. Examples include equipment manufacturers, testing labs, industry consultants, bag manufacturers, raw material suppliers, bulk handling equipment suppliers, and manufacturers of pellet central heating appliances.
$2,000
Manufacturer Biomass Energy Equipment
Anyone related to the manufacturing of biomass and/or biofuels appliances, equipment and systems.
$2,000
Associate 
Non-profit organizations, government organizations, and universities.
$500
Retailer
Retailers of densified biomass products.
$300
Consumer
Consumers of densified biomass goods and services. This membership type is not open to anyone who works for a company that is eligible for membership in other categories.
$25

 If you are not a pellet fuel manufacturer, please complete the appropriate application: