AgroRES partner, Regional Council of North Karelia, arranges Cross Cut Visit to North Karelia, Finland, to explore good practices in renewable energy in agriculture and rural areas in this region. AgroRES project partners and their stakeholders from Ireland, England, Spain, Italy, Finland, Romania and Poland participate in this event.

Agenda:

30 November 2021

08:30 – 09:00 Welcome and presentation of North Karelia ”Forest bioeconomy in North Karelia – bioenergy perspective”. Regional Council of North Karelia.

09:00 – 09:30 Travel to Eno by bus.

09:30 – 11:30 Eno Energy Cooperative - district heating with wood chips: biomass terminal, chipping and heat plant.

11:30 – 12:45 Lunch

12:45 – 13:15 Travel to Kontiolahti by bus

13:15 – 14:45 MottiMikko - split firewood production and drying with photovoltaic energy.

14:45 – 15:15 Travel to Joensuu by bus

15:15 – 16:45 Sirkkala Energy Park – a learning, RD&I and service environment for bioeconomy

16:45 – 17:00 Walk to the Regional Council

17:00 – 17:45 Progress meeting and peer review & presentations by project partners

19:30 – Project dinner and networking.


 

1 December 2021

08:00 – 09:00 Travel to Kitee by bus

09:00 – 10:30 Koivikon Kartano Farm & BioKymppi Ltd. biogas plant – presentations in auditorium. Koivikon Kartano Farm – excursion of the farm.

11:00 – 12:15 Lunch at Koivikon Kievari, Kitee

12:15 – 12:30 Travel by bus

12:30 – 13:30 BioKymppi Ltd. Biogas Plant - excursion of the biogas plant

13:30 – 14:30 Travel to Joensuu

14:30 – 15:30 BlackGreen Project – North Karelia Biochar Programme. Business Joensuu. Coffee.

15:30 – Closing remarks and departure