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European Biomass to Power Conference

Date: 6th November 2019 - 7th November 2019 Location: Helsinki - Finland

Following the success of last year’s conference in Stockholm, Sweden which gathered over 100 senior level attendees, we are delighted to be hosting 9th Annual European Biomass to Power Conference on 6th & 7th November 2019 in Helsinki, Finland.

Already on its 9th edition, this two day event will bring together key industry stakeholders to join our forum discussions, including senior representatives from Power Companies, Biomass Producers, Biomass Traders & Distribution Companies, Trade Associations, Renewable Energy Consultancies, EPC Contractors and OEMs, Regional & National Governments and Regulatory & Research Bodies and benefit from excellent networking opportunities.

Over the two days, the event will give you an in-depth look into case studies giving practical examples of planning, finance and technology strategies utilised for biomass co-generation projects. Confirm your space today to receive updates on the European biomass market and its new developments, as well as focus on sustainability and commodity challenges.

Conference Topics Include:

  • Challenges & Opportunities Operating a Biomass Power Plant
  • European Biomass Industry Outlook
  • Policy & Regulation
  • Biomass Handling & Storage
  • Investment Opportunities in Biomass Energy Sector
  • Case Studies: Biomass to Power Projects in Europe
  • Changing landscape of the biomass power sector
  • The Latest Biomass Conversion Developments Stimulating & Transforming the Biomass Industry
  • Different Types of Biomass Fuel & Alternative Biomass Fuels
  • Sustainability of Biomass to Energy

In addition to the main two day event, during the afternoon of Tuesday 5th November a limited number of conference delegates will receive a unique opportunity to visit Helen Oy’s Salmisaari Power Plant. There is no extra charge to join the site visit, but spaces are strictly limited and allocated to conference delegates on a first-come, first-served basis, so it is highly recommended to book early to guarantee availability.

Join us in Helsinki to exchange your point of view with your peers and engage in excellent networking opportunities.


6th November 2019
7th November 2019
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Mikhail Kryukov – Content
+44 (0) 20 3141 0649
Dimitri Pavlyk – Marketing, Sales & Media Partnerships
+44 (0) 20 3141 0627
Krisztina Gyulavári – Sponsorship
+1 929 331 6835
Jayme Burns – Logistics
+44 (0) 203 141 0640


We will confirm the venue approximately 4-6 weeks before the event to ensure we find the most suitable space because numbers can vary dramatically. There will be a discounted accommodation rate for conference attendees.
Helsinki, Finland

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During the afternoon of Tuesday 5th of November, a day prior to the conference, limited number of conference delegates will receive the unique opportunity to visit Helen Oy’s Salmisaari Power Plant

There is no extra charge to attend the site visit, but spaces are strictly limited and allocated to conference delegates on a first-come, first-served basis, so it’s highly recommended to book your place early to guarantee availability.


  • Challenges & Opportunities Operating a Biomass Power Plant
  • European Biomass Industry Outlook
  • Policy & Regulation
  • Case Studies: Biomass to Power Projects in Europe
  • Sourcing & Sustainability Supply
  • Investing & Financing Biomass Energy Sector
  • The Latest Biomass Conversion Developments Stimulating & Transforming The Biomass Industry
  • Different Types of Biomass Fuel & Alternative Biomass Fuels
  • Biomass Handling & Storage
  • Sustainability of Biomass to Energy



  • Andy Hill, Chairman, The Wood Recyclers’ Association

Confirmed Speakers

  • Harri Haavisto, Senior Specialist, Energy Department, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland
  • Ian Calvert, Head Of Biomass UK, RWE
  • Johan Mertens, Biomass Trader, Engie
  • Carlos Retortillo Perez, Head Of Biomass, ENCE
  • Javier Gil, Director of The Biomass Energy Department, CENER
  • Yves Ryckmans, Chief Technology Officer Biomass And Solid Fuels, ENGIE Laborelec
  • Lauma Kazusa, Head Of Market Analysis, SUEZ Trading Europe
  • Alfons Van Weereld, Head Of Biomass Sourcing & Trading, Uniper
  • Ilkka Manninen, Director, Biomass Sales And Technology, ANDRITZ Oy
  • Harri Laurikka, CEO, Bioenergy Association Of Finland
  • Jouni Nissinen, President, European Environmental Bureau (EEB)
  • Carsten Huljus, Chief Executive Officer, The Sustainable Biomass Program (SBP)
  • Olivier Fricot, European Head of Power & Renewables Lending, Investec Bank Plc
  • David Williams, Chief Executive, Eco2 Ltd

If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the event with a 20-30 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:

Mikhail Kryukov

Tel: +44 (0)20 3141 0649

Email: [email protected]

Sample list of attendees from previous years, including senior representatives from AS Sillamäe SEJ * Capnova * EnBW Energie * Agrotrade Aps * KIC InnoEnergy Germany GmbH * Hansa Engineering AB * BSL – COMÉRCIO INTERNACIONAL S.A.* Danish Bioenergy Association * Verdo Produktion A/S * Nordic Green ApS * Port of Aarhus * European Investment Bank * Econova Recycling AB * DLG * Schade Lagertechnik GmbH * World Bioenergy Association * Ramboll * BWSC * LAB SA * COWI * Bruks AB * International Energy Agency (IEA) * Inspectorate International Ltd * Redecam Group * Andritz AG * VTG Rail Europe GmbH * HOFOR A/S * Babcock & Wilcox Volund * FlowVision A/S * OVET BV * Europeenne De Biomasse * Caverion Danmark A/S * DLG * Adding * University of Copenhagen * Termokimik Corporation *Centre for Strategic Studies and Management – CGEE * Belgian Eco Energy (BEE) N.V * ENERSTENA Group * Lachenmeier Monsun A/S * Coal Milling Projects (PTY) Ltd * Hans Buch A/S * Sweco Energuide AB * Atlantic Combustion Technologies Inc. * Dansk Fjernvarme * Center for Carbon Removal * AffaldVarme Aarhus * Laitex * Kolding Havn * IEA Clean Coal Centre * RWE Supply and Trading * Enel Green Power SpA * Aalborg Energie Technik A/s * Department of State Growth – Resources Policy Tasmania * Sappi Lanaken NV * Inspectorate Estonia * STC Power Srl * Eneco Energy Trade * PINEWELLS, S.A.* BMH Technology AB * Sotacarbo S.p.A * Brown & Co * SGS * Doosan Babcock * Masen * Bruzaholms Bruk AB * ADP A/S * Smulders * Justsen Energiteknik A/S * Duferco Biomasse * Valmet * Prometec Tools Oy * VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd * Solar Turbines Switzerland * TUBE-TEC * VPC GmbH * Insatech * Boilerworks A/S * Albers Hansen * Port of Frederikshavn Peltrade Ltd * Fortum Power & Heat Oy * Energy Agency for Southeast Sweden * Foresight Group * CNIM Group * Saalasti OY * Bulleh Shah Packaging (Pvt.) Ltd. Blue Point Pellets Denmark ApS * Saalasti OY * Mitsubishi Corporation International (Europe) Plc * Jeffrey Rader AB * Södra Wood A/S * Sustainable Development Capital LLP * CM BIOMASS * Bord Na Mona * GRS Marine * Heineken * Alfred H Knight and many more…


Power Companies – Biomass Producers – Biomass Traders & Distribution Companies –Trade Associations- Renewable Energy Consultancies – EPC Contractors and OEMs – Regional & National Governments – Regulatory & Research Bodies




ANDRITZ is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metal working and steel industries, and for solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial segments. Other important fields of business are animal feed and biomass pelleting, as well as automation, where ANDRITZ offers a wide range of innovative products and services in the IIoT sector under the brand name of Metris. In addition, the international technology Group is active in power generation (steam boiler plants, biomass power plants, recovery boilers, and gasification plants) and environmental technology (flue gas cleaning plants) and offers equipment for the production of nonwovens, dissolving pulp, and panelboard, as well as recycling plants.



ANDRITZ is active in the power generating sector offering systems for the efficient use of traditional fossil fuels as well as biomass, process gases, black liquor, and refuse-derived fuels. The company’s power portfolio comprises well-proven equipment such as CFB and BFB boilers, and process machinery from fuel receiving to boiler silo feeding, as well as for boiler material handling. These solutions are adaptable to a wide variety of biomass fuels.

We provide all the power generation technologies and services you need, up to complete power islands




ACI has put together a range of packages to suit your requirements. These range from branding options, to full scale partner solutions and can be tailored to meet your objectives and budgets.

If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:

Krisztina Gyulavári

Tel: +1 929 331 6835

Email[email protected]


Fastmarkets FOEX is an independent company providing audited, trademark-registered price indices for pulp, paper, packaging, recovered paper, wood and wood-based bioenergy. Fastmarkets FOEX is based in Helsinki, Finland and publishes more than 30 weekly and monthly indices. The Fastmarkets FOEX’ bioenergy indices cover Nordic and central European pellet trading as well as Finnish forest chips and industry by-products used in energy production. We are a part of the Fastmarkets brand where the expertise comes from being deeply embedded in the commodity markets served, providing market-reflective prices and insights and aiming to be the world’s leading and most trusted data provider.


GREENEA is a French brokerage company, specialized in waste-based feedstock and biodiesel. Since 2007, we have been offering brokerage services to companies producing raw materials and to those working in the Oleo-chemicals, Bioenergy and Biofuel sectors:

–   Vegetable oils (rapeseed oil / soy bean oil)
–   Biodiesel (RME, FAME, TME, UCOME)
–   Crude and refined glycerine
–   Fatty acids & acids oils
–   Used cooking oils
–   Animal fats

As a major market player on brokerage services for waste-based feedstock such as animal fats, used cooking oil and fatty acids, GREENEA continues to strengthen its position on the European market. At the same time we dynamically develop our activities in South America and Asia.

Visit us at http://www.greenea.com/en/

Bioenergy Insight

Since its launch in 2010, Bioenergy Insight has swiftly built up a reputation for delivering quality news, analysis, market information and technical articles relating to the biomass, biogas and biopower industries. Published six times a year to coincide with leading industry events, it provides ideas and insights for its audience of bioenergy professionals. It is targeted at companies producing biomass fuel in the form of pellets and briquettes, and those using biomass fuel to produce CHP, biogas, biopower, chemicals, heat and liquid biofuels. For more information, please contact George Doyle email [email protected] or tel. +44 (0)203 551 5752.


Bioenergy International

‘Building the bioenergy market by spreading knowledge’ has been the motto for the publisher of Bioenergy International for more than 30 years. Through a worldwide network, information is communicated in paper and internet versions. The main magazine is published in English and is distributed to 64 countries around the globe (Oct 2008). Local editions in French, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian and Spanish languages are available through partners. The Bioenergy International headquarters is located in the center of Stockholm, Sweden. Correspondants and partners are spread all over the world, a guarantee for this truly international product. Distributed to subscribers in 64 countries, at all major bioenergy events, to members in bioenergy associations and on the internet. BIOENERGY INTERNATIONAL – WHENEVER BIOENERGY IS DISCUSSED.


GLOBAL RECYCLING is an English-speaking magazine which is dedicated to business opportunities in the recycling industry. It appears three times per year and has a print run of 6.000 issues.
The main focus is on editorial issues from the international disposal and recycling industry. However, the magazine does not disregard other subject matters such as recovered paper, plastics, steel scrap, and metals.
Besides companies and visitors of fairs, the readers of GLOBAL RECYCLING are made up of business owners, heads of department and consultants. Moreover, the readers especially appreciate the magazine’s various topics.


Civic Union “Bioenergy Association of Ukraine” (UABio) was established in 2013 and is a common platform for cooperation in bioenergy market in Ukraine. The UABio goal is to provide the most favorable business environment and sustainable development of bioenergy.

Key sectors of the UABio operation:

  • Heat generation from biomass
  • Electricity generation from biomass
  • Combined heat and power generation from biomass
  • Production and use of biogas, bio-methane, and bio-fertilizers
  • Production and use of solid and liquid biofuels
  • Cultivation and use of biomass from energy plantations
  • Logistics (harvesting, storage, processing, delivery) of biomass and biofuels
  • Energy generation from municipal solid waste
  • Financing and investing into bioenergy projects
  • Legal and organizational support for bioenergy projects
  • International cooperation
  • Environmental and social effect of bioenergy projects.

Bioenergy Association of Ukraine is actively involved in legislative activities and the work of profile Parliamentary committees, as well as Public councils and working groups of relevant government authorities.

UABio is known for active outreach activities in the field of bioenergy, including UABio Position Papers, the annual International Conference “BIOMASS FOR ENERGY” and specialized seminars, as well as awareness raising about bioenergy issues on its website, social networks and through publications and interviews in mass media.


Biobased Press 
(www.biobasedpress.eu) is an independent, non-sponsored website that takes a helicopter view of the biobased economy: it discusses business and research, and links the biobased economy to neighbouring areas like sustainability, biotechnology, energy, agriculture, policy and the economy. We also host the website www.precisioneconomy.com.

WoodBusinessPortal.com is an online market for wood industry, for acquisitions and sales, being one of the largest business to business markets in Europe, with thousands of offers and demands for timber, furniture, panels, plywood, veneer, plywood, chipboard, MDF & Fibreboard, logs, parquet flooring, wooden houses, wooden toys, pallets, euro pallets, firewood, pellets, briquettes etc.

For more information, please visit http://www.woodbusinessportal.com/

Chemicals Knowledge Hub was founded to provide a rapid-publication service to the speciality chemicals industry. Covering pharmaceuticals and cosmetics to agrochemicals and polymers, contract manufacturing to chemical regulations, and always with an eye on sustainability and corporate responsibility, this fast-growing, ever-evolving industry needs a one-stop site that provides up-to-date news and reviews from key opinion leaders and captains of industry. If you develop, manufacture, distribute, use or regulate chemical products that provide qualities or effects on which other industry sectors rely, this site is relevant to you.


The 8th Asia-Pacific Biomass Energy Exhibition (APBE 2019)
Date: August 16-18, 2019
Venue: China Import & Export Fair Complex

Ranking among the world’s top biomass trade shows, APBE 2019 is going to be staged on a show floor of 18,000 sq.m with 200+ exhibitors. The 6th Asia-Pacific Bioenergy Summit will give you a glimpse at the forefront of biomass technology. Welcome you to contact Sarah at [email protected] for further assistance!

PlasticPortal.eu® is a business portal for the professionals in the plastics industry in Czech and Slovak republic. The purpose of the portal is a comprehensive support for managers in carrying out tasks associated with increasing sales, supplies the best solution in the field of raw materials, machines and equipment, company promotion and human resources seeking. PlasticPortal.eu® visits everybody who is looking for information on plastics, packaging, technologies and recycling.

Email:      [email protected]
Web:         www.plasticportal.eu

AltEnergyMag is an eMagazine full of News, articles and interviews covering the trends and breakthroughs in the Alternative Energy industry. With an emphasis on the state of the art and on the horizon technologies that have strong prospects of commercialization. Our philosophy is to create an outlet where the industry can report on itself. We offer those of you who work or have a passion for the Alternative Energy to contribute articles, news and product information for your peers to read and discover.


Biomass events promotion resource is the international events bulletin focusing on biomass news, biomass technologies, biomass conferences and exhibitions.

The website has been established to supply information about the latest events in biomass and bioenergy field. Our main objective is to support biomass industries worldwide, promoting key biomass events. We believe that biomass will play one of the decisive roles in creative sustainable bioenergy Europe.


German Biofuel Portal

German Biofuel Portal is a specialized international resource for bioenergy, biofuel and biomass products. The web-portal provides up to date information about the fresh product offers, the latest technology achievements and future developments. We do our best so our customers and visitors were well informed and have clear answers for all the questions concerning biomass, biofuel and bioenergy. The main target of the project is to assist its customers in establishing new partner relationships between future biofuel consumers and suppliers.


Pellet producers in Ukraine 2012

Wood pellets Ukrainian Biofuel Portal – is a specialized B2B platform on biomass and biofuel trade representing extensive base of suppliers and manufactures. Wood pellets Ukrainian Biofuel Portal – is a specialized B2B platform on biomass and biofuel trade representing extensive base of suppliers and manufactures. Find reliable biofuel traders.

Ukrainian Biofuel Portal carries out mission of a consulting, project management partner, providing professional informational business-to-business service in alternative energy and power supply.  The marketers of Ukrainian Biofuel Portal try their best to find reliable partners from Russia, Belorus and Ukraine.



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