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Jul 01, 2011 Work package 3 Regional

Activities and results of the Task 3.3 – Policy assessment and strategy development

Task 3.3 is led by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety in cooperation with the Environmental Policy Research Centre, Berlin. The main steps so far include an EU policy assessment, the development of a policy guidance paper and seven (draft) country policy assessments. The guidance paper contains mostly trans-national policy recommendations referring to the formulation and implementation of the National Renewable Energy Action Plans. Based on the paper resp. its draft versions committed project partners in Finland, Estonia, Poland and Latvia prepared targeted policy recommendations for national policy makers and policy advisory organizations in the frame of NREAP formulation processes.

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May 09, 2011

Project newsletter 2/2011 published

The newsletter 2/2011 includes new project results with case studies and questionnaires among others and read about “Biomass-Waste-Energy 2001” -seminar. Remember also to register for the Green Event 2011, which is held in Potsdam Germany 15th – 17th of June.

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Mar 18, 2011 Work package 1 Work package 2 Work package 3 Work package 4 Work package 5

Summary of Progress Report 1, 2 and 3 are now on the website

The summary of the first, second and third Progress Report is now available.

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Feb 25, 2011

Project newsletter 1/2011 published

First newsletter for the year 2011 includes one of the regional policy showcases (good practices) which was elaborated in task 3.4 Good practice policy showcases, introduction to three booklets published under WP 2: Management of naturally afforested farmland, Results of trials of mechanized forest planting technologies in Latvia and Guidebook on short rotation willow plantations. In addition, check the latest news and up-coming events.

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Feb 17, 2011 Work package 4 Regional Projects

Best practice recommendations ready

An energy independent german village, biodiesel production from household waste in Norway and Utilization of biogas from farm waste in Latvia are three projects choosen as the best regional best practice models by the Bioenergy Promotion project.

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Dec 07, 2010

The Bioenergy Promotion projects annual conference

The Bioenergy Promotion projects annual conference was completed November 25th and 26th 2010 under the headline: Promoting sustainable bioenergy production and use - policies, showcases and business solutions in the Baltic Sea Region

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Nov 09, 2010 Work package 2

Governmental Program for agricultural biogas production development in Poland – challenges and opportunities

“Biomass potential in Poland is estimated to enable biogas production in the amount of ca. 2 biollion cubic meter by 2020. In order to use this potential, Polish government has prepared the program entitled ‘Directions for agricultural biogas-plants development in Poland in 2010-2020’, which is currently discussed by the Council of Ministers”, says Mr Marek Sawicki, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of Poland.

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Oct 19, 2010 Work package 2

Register: Promoting sustainable bioenergy production and use - policies, showcases and business solutions in the Baltic Sea Region -conference

The registration for the Promoting sustainable bioenergy production and use - policies, showcases and business solutions in the Baltic Sea Region -conference is now open!

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Aug 23, 2010 Work package 1

Achievements in the first year of the Bioenergy Promotion project

After one year of solid work on the Bioenergy Promotion project, Sonja Ewerstein is able to sum up the achivements so far. One significant achievement is that the Bioenergy Promotion project has been selected as a flagship project in the European Union Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region, and that can be seen as a stamp of approval for the overall progress of the project. Please see Sonja Ewersteins presentation for more specifics on the progress of each workpackage:

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Jul 06, 2010 Work package 2 Media

Newsletter 3/2010 has been published

Check out new project results and info about European Commission biomass sustainability report and news from WP 5 Gdansk meeting from the newsletter 3/2010 published on 6th of July. In addition, up-dated information about the project conference, which will be held in Kaunas, Lithuania November 2010 and project nominations can be found from the newsletter.

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Jun 29, 2010 Work package 3 Work package 4 Work package 5

So far so good - Important publications in the Bioenergy Promotion Project.

As we are approaching the half way point of the project period a number of deliverables have already been achieved. Hopefully the excellent progress will continue through out the project. Some of the most important document this far are:

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Jun 17, 2010 Work package 4

The final report in task 4.2 available for download

The final report on Task 4.2 - Regional bioenergy potential -, provided by the Chamber of Agriculture Lower Saxony, Germany, is now available.

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Jun 16, 2010 Work package 3

New report in Task 3.1

The objective of WP 3 Policy within the project Bioenergy Promotion is to promote a sustainable production and use of biomass for energy purposes. As a part of WP 3, task 3.1 have been working on the development and formulation of principles and criteria for a sustainable production of bioenergy.

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May 05, 2010

Posters from poster session “Examples of national strategies & measures on the implementation of sustainability criteria for biofuels” in Berlin on 12th of March 2010

In the poster session on the 12 th of March countries from the participating programmes were presented with posters about their strategies in implementation of the sustainability criteria of Renewable Energy Directive.

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May 04, 2010 Work package 2 Media

Newsletter 2/2010 has been released

The Newsletter 2/2010 has now been released and you can find it also on the website.

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Apr 27, 2010 Biomass resources

New report about Pellet market and wood resources in the North-West Russia

By means of resources from Baltic 21 the initial Bioenergy Promotion project partners from Russia has now published a report on the bioenergy situation in the north west part of Russia.

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Apr 06, 2010

Matchmaking at World Bioenergy

New contacts could mean new business opportunities! Bioenergy Promotion Project is coorganising a matchmaking event (pre-booked meetings) at World Bioenergy and Elmia Recycling to Energy in Jönköping, Sweden, on May 25-26, 2010.

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Mar 25, 2010 Work package 3

Posters from poster session in Berlin 11.02.2010-12.03.2010

Bioenergy Promotion/4Biomass Joint Workshop. Promoting sustainable bioenergy production & use – Challenges ahead for EU wide implementation of RES Directive 2009/28/EC

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Mar 19, 2010 Work package 3

Presentations from the Berlin workshop 11.03.2010

Presentations from the Capacity Development Workshop: Strategies to support sustainable bioenergy use in the framework of Renewable Energy Action Plans (REAPs) (Berlin, 11.03.2010)

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Mar 19, 2010 Work package 3

Presentations from the Berlin workshop 12.03.2010

Presentations from the workshop “Sustainability certification systems for transport biofuels and bioliquids - Outline of different approaches to certification systems and discussion of first practical experiences of implementation in EU Member States” (Berlin, 12.03.2010)

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