• English

Modern Wood Energy Systems and Markets
– an opportunity for south east Europe

Hotel Timisoara, Timisoara, Romania

Maps - overview and detail
Organizer - Florian Borlea, Romanian National Forest Administration

Seminar Objectives

  • To raise both political and forest sector awareness of wood’s potential as a clean energy source and of the benefits of modern wood energy technology;
  • To encourage transfer of knowledge about wood energy technology, drawing on the considerable expertise in other countries, including those with trading links with south east Europe e.g. Italy and Austria
  • To identify strategies and measures that will support the development of wood energy;
  • To introduce case studies from countries where wood energy already plays a central role and to highlight the potential to adopt best practice models.

Presentations , Conclusions and Press Release

Document Title Eng
Background PDF
Programme PDF
18 September 2008:
Excursion to the untouched forest IZVOARELE NEREI in the National Park Semenic-Cheile Carasului, the Izvoarele Nerei reserve: http://semenic.online.ro

Departure : 8 a.m (from Hotel Timisoara).
Return: around 9 p.m.

Tentative programm:
- 2 hours bus ride
- 7 hours easy walking
- picnic lunch in the forest