BioPAD and REMOTE Final Conference will be held in Joensuu, city of Bioeconomy, next week (Thursday 11th of September). Registration will close on Friday and there are still some places left. The conference program can be found here:
On behalf of organising committee, we welcome all of you to Joensuu, Finland. If you are interested in registering for the conference, please do it before the end of this week. The link to the registration: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/sustainable-energy-opportunities-in-the-northern-periphery-tickets-12147209631
Did you know about Finland: Finland is known as a land of forests and lakes. Last year (2013) the consumption of solid wood energy reached 18,7 Million solid cubic meter and the amount of forest energy (small-sized thinning wood, logging residues and stumps) were 8,7 Million solid cubic meter. Even the difficult weather conditions, the use of forest energy increased again to its new record.
Did you know about Joensuu: Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. The population in Joensuu is around 80 000 and the economic region of Joensuu 115 000. Joensuu has impressive district heating networks which provide heat for more than 40 000 people. Nearly all of the heat is produced from renewable raw materials. Fortum installed the first industrial scale Bio-oil plant to Joensuu and it has been running from November 2013.