8 Feb 2022, 00:00
Online

BECoop partners are holding a series of webinars, from November 2022 to May 2023, to introduce key topics to whoemever is interested. The webinars last 45 minutes and are recorded, then made available on our Knowledge Exchange Platform. Join us for the next ones and add them to your calendars:

 

December 9, 2022 - Biomass Combustion

The webinar will cover the following topics:

    • biomass combustion/gasification systems in local bioenergy cooperatives (direct and indirect solutions),
    • biomass boilers (small and middle capacity),
    • environmental issues related to solid biomass combustion/gasification in heating units,
    • success cases – best local practices.

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January 26, 2023, 10-11am CET - Symbiosis and synergies

  • Challenges of existing cooperatives
  • Creating synergies as a key success element
  • Synergy options (Production, Distribution, Supply to final customer, district heating, fiber, gas station, auto repair shop, supermarket, snow removal service, e-mobility, composting plant)
  • Different services, different Cooperative

Organised by SEV and Goiener.

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February 8, 2023, 9-10am CET - The Becoop tools

The webinar will cover the following topics:

  • Self-ASsessment tool
  • Toolkit
  • eMarket platform
  • Factsheets and catalogues
  • Network of Interest
  • Knowledge exchange platform

Organised by CIRCE and Q-PLAN

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February 24, 2023, 9-10am CET - Biogas Plants – Operation and Design in terms of RESCoop

The webinar will cover the following topics:

  • biomass resources and their potential estimation for local biogas plants,
  • biogas plants – localization and substrates logistic (transport and storage),
  • biogas plants – implementation for RESCoop,
  • biogas solid residues (BSR) – main operation problem?,
  • biogas plants – CHP unit the most electrical energy production?,
  • biogas plants – agro biomass or manure? pros and cons,
  • good practices and examples.

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March 13, 2023, 4.45-5.45pm CET - BECoop presents - District Heating, all you ever wanted to know!

The webinar will cover the following topics:

  • district heating – definition, examples, possibilities,
  • financial aspects of district heating,
  • current technologies and solutions about heat generation from biomass fuels in district heating,
  • pros and cons of district heating use in rural areas.

The main objective is to describe the biomass district heating technology, highlighting the various aspects of the supply chain and the main technological components. A particular focus will be dedicated to cogeneration systems that, under proper conditions, allow a more rational use of this precious renewable and programmable source.

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March 29, 2023, 9-10am CET - Business and financing aspects of RESCoops

–  Introduction to Bioenergy Communities Business Models

– Basic elements of Business Planning

– Basics of Bioenergy Communities Finance

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April 26, 2023, 4-5pmCET - Solid biofuel production & Circular economy

The webinar will cover the following topics:

  • Type of solid biofuels (e.g. chips, pellets, briquettes)
  • Type of equipment/ infrastructure needed
  • Costs for solid biofuel production
  • Certification schemes for produced solid biofuels
  • Success cases of solid biofuel producers
  • Examples of circular economy: Closing the circle by producing solid biofuels

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May 31, 2023, 9-10am CET - Community and Stakeholder engagement in developing a Bioenergy project

  • present the lead types of stakeholder in bioenergy projects
  • identify the barriers in stakeholder engagement in bioenergy projects
  • present the social perceptions around bioenergy communities
  • present main engagement actions that could mobilise local populations around the bioenergy concept
  • explain the profits for local society by using bioenergy resources
  • example of real cases of stakeholders engagement in energy projects

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