Promoting regional bioenergy initiatives in Poland, Romania and Slovakia

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    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 publication22nd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, Setting the Course for a Biobased Economy, EUBCE 2014
    Place of PublicationFlorence
    PublisherETA-Florence Renewable Energies
    ISBN (Print)978-88-89407-52-3
    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

    Publication series

    SeriesEuropean Biomass Conference and Exhibition Proceedings


    Conference22nd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, EUBCE 2014
    Abbreviated titleEUBCE


    • bioenergy
    • promotion
    • wood chips
    • heating


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