As part of the new edition of Balkan Green Energy News, the members of the National Biomass Association SERBIO, Vojislav Milijić, Tomislav Micović and Zorica Gluvakov prepared a very interesting article on the potential of biomass of agricultural origin in the Western Balkans.
The complete article you can read at the following address: Agricultural biomass in the Western Balkans
A site of the BioRes project is launched. The latest information about activities of the project, results, events as well as other usefull information related to woody bioenergy and Biomass Logistic Centres you can find here.
On June 17th and 18th 2015 the second meeting of the SC of the BioRes project - Sustainable Regional Supply Chains for Woody Bioenergy was held.
The main topics, besides administration projects, were the status of the workpackages WP2 and WP3 and the establishment of the BioRes project site.
After the meeting of the project team, the hosts organized a visit to the Woody Energy Community „Eno Energy“ and to the power plant on woody biomass „Fortum Power“.
The next meeting of the SC will take place in Oktober in Novi Sad and will be organized by the National Biomass Association SERBIO.
On May 28th in Belgrade, the regular meeting of the National Biomass Association SERBIO took place. The Assembly unanimously passed the decision on adoption of the Report on Work and Financial Report, as well as the amendments to the Statute, and change the seat of SERBIO from Majdanpea to Novi Sad.
For the President of the Steering Committee of the National Association was Mr Vojislav Milijić re-elected, while for the position of the Deputy President of the SC was Mr Tomislav Mićović appointed, and for members of the Board were Mr Vladimir Janković, Ms Myriam Dobrota and Mr Aleksandar Fragner elected.
In accordance with the adopted amendments to the Statute, on June 4th the SC of SERBIO chose also the Secretary General of the Association. To the position of Secretary General SERBIO was Ms Zorica Gluvakov appointed, and the address of the Association is determined: Dože Đerđa 6, 21000, Novi Sad.
The BioRes Project „ Sustainable Regional Supply Chains for Woody Bioenergy“, implemented by SERBIO, was presented on Mai 12th on the International Conference: Promotion of renewable enrgy sources: Biomass in Agriculture.
The presentation of the project can be downloaded here.
The second international fair and conferences on renewable energy sources and energetic efficiency RENEXPO will be held on April 22nd and 23rd 2015 in Belgrade. On this year fair, SERBIO promoted the BioRes project „Sustainable Regional Supply Chains for Woody Bioenergy“, implented together with German partners – German Organization for internatial cooperation GIZ and financed by the European Union’s Horizon2020 Research and Innovation Program.
On this year RENEXPO fair, were presented the possibilities for investments in every renewable energy source and currently available projects from the region of Western Balkan.
The BioRes Project currently works on the election of priority locations for establishment of regional logistic centres in Croatia, Serbia and Bulgaria, and RENEXPO was a good opportunity for the promotion of potentials and attraction of investors interested in participating in the supply chain for woody biomass.
Projekat je podržan sredstvima Evropske unije iz programa za istraživanje i inovacije Horizon 2020, u okviru ugovora ograntu br. 645994
German Governmental Organization for international cooperation GIZ partnered with eight other organizations, including the National Biomass Association SERBIO, launched a project to support the creation of sustainable regional model for the supply of wood biomass in Croatia, Bulgaria and Serbia.
The main objective of the project is to establish and reinforce in these countries the supply chain for woody biomass, introducing the innovative concept Biomass Logistic and Trade Centers, so-called BLTCs.
Within the project, it is planned to establish 6-8 BLTCs in Croatia, Bulgaria and Serbia, by June 2017.
Professional and technical support for feasibility studies, business plans and market development of biomassin addition to GIZ also provide partner organizations from Europe: European Biomass Association "AEBIOM", Styrian Chamber of Agriculture "LWK Steiermark", Center for marketing of agricultural products and energy "CARMEN eV" from Germany, the Finnish Institute for research in forestry "Metla" and the Institute Energy Agency of the Savinja and Carinthia regions of Slovenia. The partners, tha will work years on the establishment of logistics centers in their respective countries in the next two are: Regional Energy Agency of Northwest Croatian "REGEA" National Biomass Association "BGBl" from Bulgaria and the National Biomass Association SERBIO in Serbia.
The project officially began on January 1st 2015, and the first meeting of the Steering Committee, in the presence of representatives of all partner organizations, was held on February 5th and 6th in Friesing, in Germany.
Projekat je podržan sredstvima Evropske unije iz programa za istraživanje i inovacije Horizon 2020, u okviru ugovora o grantu br. 645994
On November 19th 2014 in Pancevo there was a presentation on "Biomass as part of the future energy system in Serbia" organized by the Regional Chamber of Commerce South Banat in cooperation with the National Biomass Association SERBIO. The presentation was attended by many businessmen from south Banat district, members of chambers of commerce and interested media.
More about the event can be found here.
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Victoria Logistic has a strategic role within Victoria Group. The company provides the necessary raw materials for processing in the factories Victoria Oil and Sojaprotein, but also engaged in the trade, distribution, transport and storage of goods for the needs of all companies of the members. Through its 300 subcontractors, successfully cooperates with more than 40,000 agricultural producers of soybean, sunflower, canola, wheat and corn. Victoria Logistic is the market leader in the purchase of oilseeds and grains.