8th International Wood Energy Conference
on Biomass and Renewable Energy Sources

27th February 2018, Zagreb (Croatia), The Westin Hotel

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About the Conference

The Future of Bioenergy Compared to Fossil Fuels

KEY TOPICS

  • Influence of the new REDII directive and the market position of biomass and wood fuels
  • Pyrolysis and wood degradation in the context of new technologies
  • Lack of cogeneration quotas
  • Introducing excises to RES
  • Trends in pellet and biomass exports
  • Legal regulation and EU harmonization
  • The need to reduce the VAT rate on pellets
  • Use of biomass and pellet in state power plants
  • Biomass and EU programs / Smart S3 specialization strategy
  • Wood raw material and agricultural residues

Key-note Speakers

Eric Vial
Eric Vial

European Pellet Council, president

Remigijus Lapinskas
Remigijus Lapinskas

World Bioenergy Association, president

Raoul Cvečić Bole
Raoul Cvečić Bole

CROBIOM, president

Key Partners

AEBIOM - European Biomass Association (tbc)

REGEA - North-west Croatia Regional Energy Agency

World Bioenergy Association (tbc)

European Pellet Council (tbc)

Zelena Energetska Zadruga

Gold sponsors
  • Agro Forst
Silver sponsors
  • Burkhardt Energietechnik GmbH

Who Participates?

  • Biomass producers
  • Wood processing and forestry companies
  • Technologysuppliers
  • Domestic and EU institutions
  • Representatives of counties, cities and municipalities
  • Universities, institutes and R & D
  • Chambers, professional associations and NGOs
  • Investors and media
Register on time and secure your spot on International Wood Energy Conference on Biomass and Renewable Energy Sources

Sector facts

Croatia

1

% of world pellet production realizes Croatia.

280,000

tons of pellets are produced in Croatia

92

% of produced pellets are exported.

27

% energy from RES is the goal achieved of Croatia

Europe

1.168

are a total of pellet production plants in Europe.

16,6

million tons produces the largest producer of pellets

57

% of world production makes the larges producer of pellets.

80

% of world consumption.

22,3

million tonnes - the largest consumer of pellets.
Organizers
  • CROBIOM
  • HDK
Co-organizers
  • The Westin Zagreb hotel