Promoting regional bioenergy initiatives in Poland, Romania and Slovakia

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Abstract

Promotion of regional bioenergy initiatives' (PromoBio 2011-2014) contributed to the implementation of the renewable energy sources directive (RES) launched in 2008, aiming to achieve 20% share by RES in heat and power production at the EU level. The project focused on helping companies and regional decision makers in Eastern Europe to increase the use of biomass for energy. The project aimed to provide concrete support to local companies in establishing new business projects and support the development of regional policy framework related to bioenergy, primarily based on woody biomass. The project involved five partner countries (Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Austria, Finland), concentrating actions in three target regions: Olsztyn and Ostródan Poland, Centru Region in Romania and Banská Bystrica Region in Slovakia. Finnish and Austrian partners set benchmarks of well-developed bioenergy markets, providing their expertise in facilitating bioenergy projects in the target regions
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference proceedings
Subtitle of host publication22nd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, Setting the Course for a Biobased Economy, EUBCE 2014
Place of PublicationFlorence, Italy
PublisherETA-Florence Renewable Energies
Pages1445-1449
ISBN (Print)978-88-89407-52-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
MoE publication typeB3 Non-refereed article in conference proceedings
Event22nd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, EUBCE 2014 - Hamburg, Germany
Duration: 23 Jun 201426 Jun 2014
Conference number: 22

Conference

Conference22nd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, EUBCE 2014
Abbreviated titleEUBCE
CountryGermany
CityHamburg
Period23/06/1426/06/14

Keywords

  • bioenergy
  • promotion
  • wood chips
  • heating

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    Raitila, J. (2014). Promoting regional bioenergy initiatives in Poland, Romania and Slovakia. In Conference proceedings: 22nd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, Setting the Course for a Biobased Economy, EUBCE 2014 (pp. 1445-1449). ETA-Florence Renewable Energies. https://doi.org/10.5071/22ndEUBCE2014-4DO.3.2