European Pellet Conference 2017

Date:

Venue:

1 - 2 March 2017

Stadthalle, Pollheimerstrasse 1,
4600 Wels/Austria

Call for Papers & Speakers:

Conference fees:


  • 300 Euro for the European Pellet Conference and the Site Visits (includes the Young Researchers Conference: Biomass), (28 February - 2 March 2017)
  • 205 Euro for the European Pellet Conference (includes the Young Researchers Conference: Biomass), (1 - 2 March 2017)
All fees include an entrance ticket to the tradeshow and conference documentation. All fees plus 10 % VAT.

Conference languages:

English, German

Organisation and conference office:

OÖ Energiesparverband
Landstrasse 45, 4020 Linz, Austria
Tel. +43/732/7720-14386
office [AT] esv.or [DOT] at

With more than 600 participants every year, the European Pellet Conference held in Wels is the largest annual pellet event in the world.

Includes
  • World Pellet Business Forum
  • Pellet Technology Outlook
  • Pellet Market News Worldwide
  • Pellet Business Cooperation Platform
  • Technical Site Visits: Pellets & Wood Chips
  • Poster Presentation


The European Pellet Conference offers a unique combination of events:

The event is part of the annual "World Sustainable Energy Days" conference, organised by the OÖ Energiesparverband, the energy agency of Upper Austria. Upper Austria is an ideal location for such a conference: more than 25 % of all biomass boilers sold in the EU are manufactured by Upper Austrian companies and pellet heating systems have become a standard solution in the region.

Downloads & Information

Topics for the "Call for Papers & Speakers"

      • technologies, markets, policies
      • heating of homes and larger buildings, CHP (small to large scale), industrial pellet applications
      • new markets for pellets, pellet heating and electricity generation
      • actions to decrease equipment and operation costs
      • actions to improve public perception of biomass
      • the role of biomass in smart buildings and decentralised, flexible energy markets
      • energy labelling of heating systems
      • combination of pellets with other renewable energy sources
      • research and innovations in fuels, equipment, products, distribution, technologies and services
      • best practice examples for installations
      • programmes, market reports, financing
      • services, business models and financing in the field of pellet production and use
      • strategies, policies, legislation, programmes to develop pellet heating/electricity markets
      • different raw materials, agri-pellets, pellet production technologies (e.g. torrefaction)
      • standardisation, quality criteria, quality management
      • pellet market reports (local, regional, national markets)
      • marketing of equipment, fuels and services
      • initiatives and projects to meet emission requirements
      • supply chains for fuels and equipment
      • security of pellet supply
      • safety issues (storage, equipment)
      • sustainability aspects along the value chain & certification schemes
      • improvements in costs, performance and consumer satisfaction
      • pricing and risk management
      • pellets and energy efficiency (heating, electricity production)
      • pilot projects, information and training
      • energy contracting and other operation & financing models
      • results of EU-funded projects

      Further information on the Call