On April 13th and 14th, the fifth meeting of the Steering Committee of the BIORES Project - Sustainable Regional Supply Chains for Woody Bioenergy was held, organized by the Regional Energy Agency of Northwest Croatia.
The main topics of the meeting, in addition to administration of the project i.e. technical and financial reporting, were the status of work packages WP4, WP5, WP6 and WP7. The following activities on feasibility study for biomass logistic centers in defined locations were particularly in focus.
At the same time, a workshop was held, organized by CARMEN, in the framework of the work package WP7 on informing the consumers of biomass, which was attended by the representatives of the organizations, that are developing specific logistic centers in Serbia, Croatia and Bulgaria, together with the partners in the BIORES project.
The next meeting of the SC will take place at the end of September in Velenje, Slovenia.
On November 12th 2015 a workshop was held in Priboj: „Sustainable use of biomass and Biomass Logistic Centers“, organized within the project „Sustainable ragional supply chains for woody bioenergy“ BioRes. The objective of the workshop was to gather in one place the relevant entities interested in the processing and use of biomass from the environment of Priboj and Nova Varos, to discuss the establishment and development of the chain of energy supply based on biomass through the establishment of Biomass logistic and trade centers (BLTC), based on examples of good practice and cooperation with European partners. Special attention during the workshop was given to the legal and technical frameworks concerning the establishment of biomass logistic centers. BIORES project supports the establishment of such centers in Serbia, Croatia and Bulgaria.