Biomass Partnerships Conference

  Date:   01 March 2012
  Venue:   A-4600 Wels, Upper Austria/Austria
  Conference fee:

   80 Euro (40 Euro for students)
   (plus 10% VAT)

  Conference languages:   English, German
  Organisation and conference office:    O.O. Energiesparverband
   Landstraße 45, 4020 Linz, Austria
   Tel. +43/732/7720-14386
   Fax +43/732/7720-14383
   office [AT] esv.or [DOT] at  
  A conference presenting successful business models and partnerships for biomass heating, including contracting,
  district heating and supply chain co-operation.

PROGRAMME


Thursday, 01 March 2012

14.00 Introduction

  • The Intelligent Energy Europe "FOREST project"
    George Smith, University of Exeter / Andrew Rowson, University of Exeter, Centre for Energy and the Environment, UK

  • Biomass partnerships – quality and success criteria
    Christine Öhlinger, O.Ö. Energiesparverband, Austria

Successful partnership examples

  • Business models for biomass heat
    Asko Puhakka, North Karelia University of Applied Sciences, Finland

  • One-stop for biomass heating
    Diana Hehenberger-Risse, BioRegioEnergie, Germany

  • Biomass heat contracting initiatives in Spain
    Francisco Puente-Salve, ESCAN, Spain

  • Biomass contracting for industry
    Siegfried Aigner, Ing. Aigner Wasser-Wärme-Umwelt, Austria

  • Pellet contracting for schools
    Andrzej Szajner, BAPE, Poland

  • Biomass district heating – successful heat supply in Valtellina, Italy
    Vanessa Gallo, FIPER – Federazione Italiana Produttori di Energia da Fonti Rinnovabili, Italy

  • Clare Wood Chip – a successful supply chain project
    Áine O' Callaghan, Teagasc Advisory Office, Ireland

  • The Dartmoor Woodfuel Cooperation
    Andrew Bradford, Director, Dartmoor Woodfuel Cooperation, UK

  • Discussion: "Success factors for biomass heating"
    Chairpersons:
    Michael Bell, Tipperary Energy Agency/Christine Öhlinger, O.Ö. Energiesparverband


18.30 End of the conference day


19.00 Evening programme



Programme European Pellet Conference
Programme WSED next! Biomass


Conference topics:

  • biomass supply chains
  • biomass heat contracting
  • financing and operation of biomass heating systems & plants
  • biomass district heating, micro-grids

This event is organised in the frame of the IEE-project FOREST.

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