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Oct 16, 2012 Adobe PDF: Download Information material - Work package 2 - Work package 4

Practical information for Bioenergy Roundtable

Wednesday 21 November 2012, 9:00-12:00 at the CBSS secretariat in Stockholm

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Oct 16, 2012 Adobe PDF: Download Work package 2 - Work package 4

Registration form and programme for Bioenergy Roundtable

Wednesday 21 November 2012, 9:00-12:00 at the CBSS secretariat in Stockholm.

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Aug 31, 2012 Adobe PDF: Download

Bioenergy Promotion II newsletter

3/2012 newsletter has now been published. You can download it here.

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Aug 15, 2012 Adobe PDF: Download

Bioenergy Promotion 2 Leaflet

Bioenergy Promotion 2 - From Strategies to Activities aims to strengthen the development towards a sustainable, competitive and territorially integrated Baltic Sea Region by promoting sustainable production and use of bioenergy.

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Aug 09, 2012 Adobe PDF: Download

Policy Guidelines. Implementing Bioenergy Targets and Strategies For Increased Sustainability − Conclusions and Recommendations from Bioenergy Promotion

The purpose of the document is to summarize key lessons and recommendations from the policy related work in Bioenergy Promotion. It contains trans-national and country-specific recommendations how to implement bioenergy targets and corresponding strategies (including those contained in the National Renewable Energy Action Plans) in a sustainable way. The paper also provides a number of policy examples from the BSR and beyond. It has a special focus on solid and gaseous biomass for electricity, heating and cooling. The document should be seen as a complement to the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) 2009/28/EC and its binding sustainability criteria for biofuels and bioliquids and the European Commission’s Report on sustainability requirements for the use of solid and gaseous biomass sources in electricity, heating and cooling COM(2010)11.

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Aug 07, 2012 Adobe PDF: Download

Country policy assessment report on bioenergy - Germany

The following country policy assessment report has been prepared in the frame of the INTERREG IVB project Bioenergy Promotion which is coordinated by the Swedish Energy Agency involving 33 partners from the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) including Norway. The document is part of the activities conducted in Work Package 3 (Policy) which is coordinated by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety in co-operation with the Environmental Policy Research Centre of the Freie Universität Berlin. The main aim of this work package is to support the development of coherent national and (sub) regional policies promoting the sustainable production and consumption of bioenergy. The purpose of this document is to describe the main promotional policies and support schemes for bioenergy and to assess to what extent national policy frameworks integrate sustainability principles and criteria and contribute to Sustainable Development.

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Aug 07, 2012 Adobe PDF: Download

Synthesis report based on the bioenergy promotion country policy assessments

This document has been elaborated in the frame of the INTERREG IVB project Bioenergy Promotion (BP). It addresses both national and regional policy makers, public authorities and support scheme managers in the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) implementing bioenergy targets, strategies, and policy frameworks. It also addresses policy advisory organisations and policy platforms in the Baltic Sea Region, like the Council of Baltic Sea States Expert Group on Sustainable Development Baltic 21. The document might be of interest to other stakeholders in the field of bioenergy as well. The purpose of the document is to synthesize key findings from the eight country policy assessment reports developed in Bioenergy Promotion under Work Package 3 (Policy). The document is mainly divided into two parts: the first part contains general information about key support schemes in the field of bioenergy, the second parts summarizes selected policy measures and examples from the BSR specifically promoting sustainable bioenergy production and use in the BSR and beyond.

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May 11, 2012 Adobe PDF: Download

Newsletter 1/2012

Read about Impressions of the third Bioenergy Promotion Conference held in Rostock, Germany in November 2011. The last regional policy showcase Mecklenburgische Seenplatte in Germany is presented as well as highlights from Baltic Biogas Forum 2011 in Gdańsk, Poland.

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Apr 24, 2012 Adobe PDF: Download

Newsletter 4/2010

This newletter concentrates on the challenges and opportunites with the governmental program for agricultural biogas production development in Poland. Also latest news about the 2nd Bioenergy Promotion conference that will be held in Kaunas.

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Apr 24, 2012 Adobe PDF: Download

Newsletter 3/2010

The third newsletter 2010 includes results from the Bioenergy Promotion WP 5 meeting held in Gdansk in May 2010, news from the European Commissions published biomass sustainability report and information about new project publications.

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Apr 18, 2012 Adobe PDF: Download

Newsletter 2/2010

The latest newsletter concentrates on current topical issues going around bioenergy and policy issues. The Finnish Minister of Economic Affairs and the CEO of Stora Enso Jouko Karvinen gave their views on bioenergy and needed actions in the Baltic Sea Region. Also latest news can be found from the Work Package 4 and workshop held in Berlin. Remember also to check the up-coming events!

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Apr 18, 2012 Adobe PDF: Download

Newsletter 1/2010

The second newsletter concentrates on project outcomes and events during the first year. It includes an interview of the Finnish Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, news form the COP15 conference in Copenhagen, results from the seminar organized by Forestry Development Centre Tapio in November 2009 news from the WP 3. In addition, you can find news on up-coming events.

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Apr 18, 2012 Adobe PDF: Download

Newsletter 2/2011

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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Apr 18, 2012 Adobe PDF: Download

Newsletter 1/2011

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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Apr 18, 2012 Adobe PDF: Download

Newsletter 3/2011

In the newsletter 3/2011 you can read about regional policy show case in the Kaunas region in Lithuania, highlights from Policy work package and in addition, invitations to different project seminars are announced.

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Apr 18, 2012 Adobe PDF: Download

Newsletter 4/2011

Read stories about the major shift in German energy supply, comments from the Swedish State Secretary Mr. Daniel Johansson on the strong tailwind of bioenergy in Sweden and about regional policy shoe case in the Eno region, Finland. In addition, current news about project events and publications.

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Apr 18, 2012 Adobe PDF: Download

Newsletter 2/2012

Read about Impressions of the third Bioenergy Promotion Conference held in Rostock, Germany in November 2011. The last regional policy showcase Mecklenburgische Seenplatte in Germany is presented as well as highlights from Baltic Biogas Forum 2011 in Gdańsk, Poland.

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