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Dahmen, Nicolaus  Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) DE

Expertise (field of activity): Conversion technologies for renewable feedstocks

Contact details:

Nicolaus.dahmen@kit.edu

(LCMW) Relevance: Respondent of the greenGain interviews. Currently forest residues, roadside vegetation and green from public areas are used as feedstock in hydrothermal gasification plants. The conversion of greens by hydrothermal gasification to produce a hydrogen rich gas for fuel cell applications (CHP) on a communal level is a positive case of LCMW utilization.

Link:

BioBoost

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De Boer, Dirk  Ministry of Agriculture, Dienst Landelijk Gebied NL

Expertise (field of activity): Roadside maintenance work (wood and grass); Energetic use of biomass from maintenance work; Feasibility studies of heat networks and new power plants; Regularly presentation and dissemination of knowledge about energetic use of biomass from landscape maintenance work.

Contact details:

dirkdeboer@planet.nl

(LCMW) Relevance: Respondent of the greenGain interviews. Dirk de Boer concentrated on woody biomass from landscape maintenance work.

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De Matos Serra Ramos, Pedro Miguel  Forestfin, Florestas e Afins, Lda./ ANEFA. Portugal, North, Vila Nova de Gaia ES

Expertise (field of activity): Project Director/Chairman of ANEFA (National Association of Forest, Agriculture and Environmental Entrepreneurs)

Contact details:

pserraramos@gmail.com

(LCMW) Relevance: Respondent of the greenGain interviews. Twenty years of experience with biomass from landscape conservation and maintenance work, coordinating different teams that produce this feedstock

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Ehrhardt, Ina  Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation DE

Expertise (field of activity): Wood and biomass logistics

Contact details:

Sandtorstraße 22
39106 Magdeburg
Tel.: +49 391 4090-811
Mobil: +49 172 381 8314
Mail: ina.ehrhardt@iff.fraunhofer.de

(LCMW) Relevance: Respondent of the greenGain interviews. Processes of wood provisioning from the forest to the power plant

Link:

Fraunhofer IFF
Fraunhofer IFF - Holz und Biomasselogistik

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ENAMA - Ente Nazionale per la Meccanizzazione Agricola National Body for Mechanization in Agriculture  ENAMA - Ente Nazionale per la Meccanizzazione Agricola National Body for Mechanization in Agriculture IT

Expertise (field of activity): Established to offer the agromechanical industry in Italy effective support in order to improve competitiveness, enhance technology and raise awareness of the performance and safety features of the machinery amongst those operating in the industry.

Contact details:

ENAMA office in Legnaro c/o Tesaf Department: Viale dell'Università 16 - 35020 Agripolis Legnaro (Padova)
info@enama.it

(LCMW) Relevance: ENAMA 's personnel has the necessary expertise to tackle all of the various problems faced by the industry day in, day out, such as the complex regulations on performance, safety, environmental protection (UNI, EN, ISO, OCSE, etc.) and road traffic regulations for agricultural machinery, certification, new technologies and alternative fuels.

Link:

Enama - Ente Nazzionale Meccanizzazione Agricola, Roma

ERSAF – Ente Regionale per i Servizi all’Agricoltura e alle Foreste (Lombardy Regional body for Services to Agriculture and Forests)  ERSAF – Ente Regionale per i Servizi all’Agricoltura e alle Foreste (Lombardy Regional body for Services to Agriculture and Forests) IT

Expertise (field of activity): Provides technical and certified services to the agriculture and forestry sector, either public or private, and supports the Regional General Direction of Agriculture in the operational activities.

Contact details:

info@ersaf.lombardia.it

(LCMW) Relevance: Services to the agriculture and forestry sector. Maintanance of public spaces.

EUBIA  EUBIA (European Biomass Industry Association) Europe

Expertise (field of activity): EUBIA's main objective is to support the European biomass industries at all levels, promoting the use of biomass as an energy source, developing innovative bioenergy concepts and fostering international co-operation within the bioenergy field. EUBIA also promotes bioenergy activities at small, medium and large scale in collaboration with local and national authorities, biomass providers, industries, research centres and local partners. In particular, EUBIA contributes in identifying and promoting modern concepts, commercial technologies and biomass resources able to penetrate energy industrial markets.

(LCMW) Relevance: EUBIA is frequently a partner in international projects on bioenergy co- financed by the European Commission. EUBIA is currently participating as a partner organisation in ten internationally funded projects, and we are the coordinator of the NEWAPP project.

Link:

http://www.eubia.org/

Ferrer, Manuel Ponz  Region of Bajo Aragón ES

Expertise (field of activity): Presiding the region of Bajo Aragón is a local administration formed by 20 municipalities, their function is to manage the services to the municipalities that the Aragón government indicates

Contact details:

Mayor Street
22 in Alcañiz (Teruel)
CP: 44600

Mail: president@bajoaragon.es
Tel.: 978 834 386

(LCMW) Relevance: Respondent of the greenGain interviews.

Link:

Comarca del Baj Aragón

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Forest Sciences Centre of Catalonia (CTFC)  Forest Sciences Centre of Catalonia (CTFC) ES

Expertise (field of activity): Contribute to the modernisation and competitiveness of the forest sector, to rural development and to the sustainable management of natural habitats.

Contact details:

tel. +34 973481752 | fax. +34 973480431

(LCMW) Relevance: Sustainable management of natural habitats.

Fritsche, Uwe R.  IINAS (International Institute for Sustainability Analysis and Strategy) DE

Expertise (field of activity): Research lines Institute management

Contact details:

info@iinas.org

(LCMW) Relevance: Respondent of the greenGain interviews. Herbaceous biomass from landscape protected areas and woody biomass for hedges in Germany

Link:

IINAS

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GALK  GALK - Deutschen Gartenamtsleiterkonferenz - GALKe.V. (German Garden Department Conference) DE

Expertise (field of activity): GALK eV. is an association for the promotion of the public green of cities, mainly pursues social, ecological and economic concerns in the spirit of sustainable urban development and the Agenda 21 of Rio de Janeiro. Ground topics: City trees, Playgrounds, Green Areas Construction & Maintenance, Computerized systems

Contact details:

redaktion@galk.de

(LCMW) Relevance: List of German road side trees & further publications

Link:

GAKL

García, Vicente Cerdán  Friends of the river and the natural areas of Alcaniz ES

Expertise (field of activity): Protection of vegetation on the riverbanks

Contact details:

amigosdelrioalcañiz@gmail.com

(LCMW) Relevance: Respondent of the greenGain interviews.

Link:

Amigos del guadalope

German Board of trustees for Forestry Work and Technology  German Board of trustees for Forestry Work and Technology (KWF) (Kuratorium für Waldarbeit und Forsttechnik e.v.) DE

Expertise (field of activity): The KWF is the competence centre for forestry work, forestry technology and wood logistics in Germany and Europe and provides advice to all key players in the forestry, wood and bio-energy sectors. It is available as an interlocutor to everybody. The KWF is the only organization that examines and certifies forestry technology, tools, supplies and protection equipment at the national and transnational level. The KWF conference is the second-largest forestry fair worldwide and includes a congress, specialist excursions and a forestry machinery and novelty show. In addition, the KWF organizes special shows on the subject of forest and wood, e.g. also at INTERFORST. At its headquarters in Groß-Umstadt, the KWF organizes specialist forums, seminars, workshops and expert talks on current topics related to forest practice.

Contact details:

Tel.:: +49(0)6078-785
Fax: +49(0)6078-785- 39 (or -50)

(LCMW) Relevance: Part of the project Bioenergy Promotion (as well as one of the greenGain model regions county Rotenburg (Wümme))

Link:

The KWF

Horváth, Andrea  Hungarian Public Road Nonprofit Private Limited Company HU

Expertise (field of activity): Environs, vegetation management

Contact details:

Fényes Elek u. 7 – 13
1024 Budapest

Mail: horvath.andrea@kozut.hu

(LCMW) Relevance: Respondent of the greenGain interviews.

Link:

Magyar Közút Nonprofit Zrt.

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Hryniewicz, Marek  Institute of Technology and Life Sciences PL

Expertise (field of activity): Bioenergy

Contact details:

Rakowiecka 32
02-532 Warszawa

Tel.: +48 22 542 11 04
Mail: marek.hryniewicz@wp.pl

(LCMW) Relevance: Respondent of the greenGain interviews.

Link:

Instytut Technoloiczno-Przyrodniczy

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Iwarsson, Wide Maria  Skogforsk (Forestry Research Institute of Sweden) SE

Expertise (field of activity): Research on harvesting of small trees; small trees in abandoned pasture and agricultural land, at forest roadsides; potential of such areas, optimal use of technique, costs of the harvest; maintenance actions for the forest roadsides; young dense tree stands; small bushes.

Contact details:

Maria.IwarssonWide@skogforsk.se

(LCMW) Relevance: Respondent of the greenGain interviews. Maintanance of LCMW biomass from abondoned pasture and agricultural land and forests.

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Jenni, Rolf  Heating and power plant (HPP) Aubrugg (operative since 2010) SE

Expertise (field of activity): Determination of the important factors (especially energy content of the feedstock) to assess how much additional long-distance heating can be produced and accordingly how much natural gas be saved.

Contact details:

rolf.jenni@zuerich.ch
+41 (0) 84 244 59 24
Herzogenmühle 2, 8304 Wallisellen

(LCMW) Relevance: Respondent of the greenGain interviews. Wood chips from forests and landscape maintenance work.

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Karampinis, Manolis  Centre for Research and Technology Hellas - CERTH GR

Expertise (field of activity): Solid biofuels logistics and energy conversion technologies; technical/research advisor to municipalities and waste management companies in Greece; prunings from parks and public spaces.

Contact details:

karampinis@certh.gr

(LCMW) Relevance: Respondent of the greenGain interviews. Pruning of trees by municipality workers; piling of prunings on roadsides.

Link:

CERTH - The Centre for Research & Technology, Hellas

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Kralemann, Michael  3N Network Renewable Resources – Competence Lower Saxony DE

Expertise (field of activity): Support development and use of marketable products, production methods and services; support cooperation between economy and scientific institutions, represent interest of Lower Saxony on national and international level; engage in regional, national and european projects and initiatives; inform along the production chain of renewable ressources and bionenergy; Bioenergy technology and economy

Contact details:

3N Kompetenzzentrum Niedersachsen Netzwerk Nachwachsende Rohstoffe e.V.
Kompanienstraße 1
49757 Werlte
Tel.: 05951 9893-0

Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 12
37075 Göttingen
Tel.: 0551 30738-18

Mail: info@3-n.info

(LCMW) Relevance: Respondent of the greenGain interviews. Part of the INTERREG project

Link:

3N Kompetenzzentrum

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Kusche, Stepan  AVA-CO2 Schweiz AG CH

Expertise (field of activity): Research on HTC-plants in pilot and demo size. Investigation of the economic and technological feasibility of the whole process chain of hydrothermal carbonisation technology

Contact details:

Stepan.kusche@ava-co2-forschung.de

(LCMW) Relevance: Respondent of the greenGain interviews. Wood chips from forestry residues, grass, material from urban green, roadside cleaning and riverside cleaning can be considered as feedstock for hydrothermal carbonization plants. Although material from urban green and roadside cleaning has to be monitored very closely in terms of pollution with heavy metals.

Link:

BioBoost
R3water

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