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Bioenergy and Sweden’s role in focus at upcoming SkogsElmia

Bioenergy has a prominent position at the upcoming edition of SkogsElmia that takes place June 6-8, 2019 at the Bratteborg Estate, outside Jönköping, Sweden. Sustainability issues and the use of forests as raw material for different purposes including energy are being questioned. Therefore the organisers Elmia AB together with Sweden's largest business daily, Dagens Industri, are hosting a one-day bioenergy seminar in conjunction with the tradeshow.

Offcuts being discarded at a landing of forest harvesting operation in a pine plantation in the state of Georgia, United States (US). The role of bioenergy markets, such as hog fuel or feedstock for wood pellets is to be discussed at a seminar on June 7 during SkogsElmia.

On the fairgrounds, wood chippers, grinders, shredders, and other allied equipment and machinery will showcase their capabilities with companies and brands such as OP Erjo, Linddana, Allan Bruks (Morbark), Terex-CBI, Bandit Industries, and Sunnerby Jord and Skog AB (Albach). Bioenergy International along with our sister journal, Tidningen Bioenergi, will be on site – stand 196.

Sweden’s role in growing global wood-based bioenergy” is the heading of the seminar which is to be held June 7, at the Bratteborg Estate – a large estate with over 1 000 ha of timberland on which the SkogsElmia, and Elmia Wood, forestry tradeshows are held.

A seminar, panel discussion and networking lunch regarding the value of forestry in terms of energy supply. The approach will be global but with a special focus on Swedish innovation, sustainability capabilities and future potential in North America with amongst others keynote speaker Douglas L. Faulkner, Co-Chair of the federal Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee in the United States (US).

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