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6th of October 2010

Presentations from the 4Biomass Transnational Workshop: Trade of Biomass in Central Europe (House of the European Union, Vienna, Austria)

Programme of the Trade Workshop

Session 1

  1. The Central Europe Project 4Biomass – a brief introduction

  2. by Carina Lemke, Renewable Resources FNR, Germany

  3. Availability of biomass for energy – global perspectives, current and future

  4. by Florian Kraxner, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, Austria

  5. IEA Task 40 Sustainable International Biomass Trade: aspects for the Central European Region

  6. by Lukas Kranzl, Vienna University of Technology, Department of Power Systems and Energy Economics, Energy Economics Group (EEG), Austria

Session 2

  1. German biomass production and trade considering EU 2020 objectives and sustainability

  2. by Hans-Jürgen Froese, Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, Germany

  3. Development of pellet supply & demand in Europe – implications for trade

  4. by Christian Rakos, proPellets Austria, President of the newly founded European Pellet Council, Brussels

  5. Impact of sustainability criteria on trade of biofuels for transportation

  6. by Matthias Edel, German Biomass Research Centre (DBFZ), Leipzig, Germany

Session 3

  1. Biomass trade flows from Ukraine to Central European countries

  2. by Tetiana Zhelyezna, SEC Biomass, Ukraine

  3. Bioenergy Development in British Columbia, Canada. Mutual Exchange with Europe

  4. by Sandy Ferguson, BC Bioenergy, British Columbia, Cdn.

  5. Trading biomethane in Central Europe

  6. by Zoltan Elek, Landwärme GmbH, Germany

Session 4

  1. Biomass is a local resource – and should be used first locally! A controversial statement?

  2. by Adam Gula, AGH University of Science & Technology, Krakow, Poland

  3. Solutions to overcome barriers in bioenergy markets in Europe – Experiences and results from EUBionet III Project

  4. by Johan Vinterbäck, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences



This project is implemented through
the CENTRAL EUROPE Programme co-financed by the ERDF