Date: 12 June, 2019
Venue: Chorzów, Poland

Forum od Biomass and Waste is a series of debates, meetings and accompanying events, the topics of which cover the most important issues for the development of the biomass sector and entities associated with the WTE (waste to energy) industry.

The main goal of the Forum is to gather experts from many countries so that they can exchange their experiences regarding the latest achievements on the use of biomass and waste for energy purposes. The Forum functions as a platform for the exchange of current knowledge and an important tool in the transfer of know-how, technology and innovation.

Among participants: energy industry experts, biomass suppliers, municipal sector representatives, scientists, engineers and technologists, as well as industry organizations, financial institutions and representatives of government and administration.         

The upcoming VIII edition of the Forum in 2019 will focus on the possibilities of biomass and waste markets, in particular in business, legal and technical areas. Experts will assess the potential of biomass and alternative fuels (RDF, SRF) on the market and will discuss development policy, among others, in the light of the power market, cooperatives and energy clusters and the winter package.     

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Forum's agenda includes:
• Inaugural lecture: EU legislation and policy priorities affecting Waste-to-Energy, Marta Gurin, Head of Policy & Technology, Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants
• ITPOE at PGE EC Branch Elektrociepłownia in Rzeszów - the first four thousand hours of operation, Adam Dybowski, ITPOE Manager, PGE Energia Ciepła S.A
• Construction of a high-efficiency cogeneration plant fired in biomass at a heat plant in Dzierżoniów, Sławomir Kopcio, Deputy Director, ZEC Dzierżoniów
• Construction of a 7 MW biomass boiler in Nowy Sącz, Piotr Jeliński, Director of Investment and Development, MPEC in Nowy Sącz
• Panel discussion: European alternative and biomass fuel market - pellet, RDF, wood, biofuels.

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Additional information: Barbara Boczek, e-mail: or office: (22) 82 77 123,

Dates: June 13–14, 2019
Venue: clarified, Zhytomyr.

Organizers: Ukrainian League of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (USPP), Vilnius Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Open Europe.

Purpose: to support the development of small and medium-sized businesses in Ukraine, to promote the Ukrainian exports within the framework of the current Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU, to disseminate the experience and practice of conducting socially responsible business with observance of the EU ecological standards.

On June 13, 2019, a seminar will be held with the participation of Ukrainian and Lithuanian experts. During the seminar, the issues of the biomass market development in Ukraine, in EU countries and in the Zhytomyr region, in particular, will be discussed.

Representatives of public authorities and local self-government, business (alternative energy market participants), profile public organizations, industry associations, experts and analysts, mass-media are invited to participate.

Participation in the event is free of charge (no organizational fee).

Agenda (in Russian)
Call (in Ukrainian)

Additional information and registration: phone: 044 536-96-42, mob.: 050 353-34-02 or e-mail: vedЗ Contact person: Svetlana Kutseva.

Dates: 27 – 30 May 2019
Venue: Lisbon Congress Centre – CCL, Lisbon, Portugal

The conference programme will address topics from biomass to bioliquids and biofuels for heat and electricity, transport and biobased products. It will cover all aspects of each value chain, from supply and logistics to conversion technologies, from industrial application of research results to impacts on the environment, from market and trade aspects to policy strategies, not least to the role of biomass as a source in integrated energy systems.

The EUBCE is supported by European and international organizations such as the European Commission, UNESCO – United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization – Natural Sciences Sector, WCRE – the World Council for Renewable Energy, EUBIA – the European Biomass Industry Association, The Central European Initiative, The Global Bioenergy Partnership and other organisations.

The Technical Programme is coordinated by European Commission, Joint Research Centre.

Conference Topics:

  1. Biomass resources
  2. Biomass conversion technologies for heating, cooling and electricity
  3. Biomass conversion technologies for energy carriers, chemicals and materials
  4. Biomass sustainability, impacts and policies
  5. Bioenergy integration in energy systems
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Dates: 24 June 2019
Venue: The Energy Institute, London

The Ukrainian Renewables Forum in London has been convened to bring together current renewables project developers in Ukraine, both local and international, with leading renewables financiers, advisors and project sponsors from the UK, Europe and North America.

Topics, which be addressed by an expert panel include:

  • Ukrainian renewables in a global and European context and investor appetite for Ukrainian renewables projects
  • An overview of the significant growth of renewables capacity. What are the most reliable forecasts for future growth?
  • How the crossover from the green tariff to auctions will work and how they will establish clear and transparent market rules.
  • Practicalities and procedures for the purchase of quotas via auction
  • The appetite of major financial institutions for Ukrainian renewable projects. How do lenders view the bankability and risks?
  • Accessing international credit and debt markets to finance investment in Renewable Energy Sources
The research by the National Investment Council of Ukraine - 'Renewable energy sector. Unlocking sustainable energy potential'
The Ukrainian Renewables Forum Programme

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Date: 8-9 October 2019
Venue: Kyiv, Ukraine

International Exhibition of equipment and technologies for waste collection and recycling Waste Management 2019 become a platform for attracting investments and advanced technologies into the industry.

Participation in the exhibition allows presenting products and services to professionals in the field of waste management in Ukraine, which make key decisions at the national and regional levels.

Invited for participation:
- international suppliers of equipment and integrated solutions for waste management
- operators of the MSW market, utilities for the collection, removal, sorting, storage and disposal of waste
- landfill operators
- retailers, packaged goods manufacturers, recyclers of secondary raw materials
- industrial enterprises, ports
- financial institutions
- construction, design and engineering companies
- state and municipal authorities

Early-bird registration of Exhibitors with 10% discount is available until the end of May!

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Contact person: Sofia Perederiy – project manager, phone: +38 095 001 75 26,