Future of Bioenergy in the Baltic Sea Region - workshop report

Pirkko Vesterinen, Eija Alakangas

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The workshop was the first event in the activities of BASREC (Baltic Sea Region Energy Co-operation) pertaining to improve framework conditions to increased use of biomass in energy production. The workshop was a part of EU Synergy financed project BASREC 2002 and based on activities and work of the Nordic Council of Ministers (Bio2002Energy-project), Baltic 21 Energy and the Barents Euro-Arctic region (BEAC) working groups on energy, forestry and environment. The workshop was held on 6th - 7th of March in Jyväskylä, Finland. The workshop was primarily targeted on representatives of those public sector actors in the Baltic Sea region Countries that are responsible for the advancement of the conditions for the use of biomass as a source of energy. The workshop was planned and implemented by VTT Processes in co-operation with the Bio2002Energy project group. The workshop consisted of 19 presentations and discussions in 5 groups. This report is a compilation of the presentations and the results of the group discussions.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationStockholm
PublisherBASREC Baltic Sea Region Energy Co-operation secretariat
Number of pages64
Publication statusPublished - 2002
MoE publication typeD4 Published development or research report or study


  • bioenergy
  • biomass
  • biofuels
  • Baltic Sea
  • energy policy
  • energy strategy
  • energy supply
  • fuels
  • wood fuels
  • environmental impacts
  • production

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    Vesterinen, P., & Alakangas, E. (2002). Future of Bioenergy in the Baltic Sea Region - workshop report. BASREC Baltic Sea Region Energy Co-operation secretariat.