Finalization of SUCELLOG project
31 March 2017
SUCELLOG project has been officially concluded on 31st of March, 2017. We thank all our cooperation partners and stakeholders for the continuous interest and contributions to SUCELLOG project activities!
SUCELLOG presented to FEFAC
20 March 2017
The European Feed Manufacturers' Federation (FEFAC) was founded in 1959 by five national compound feed associations from France, Belgium, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands. FEFAC membership today consists of 24 national associations in 23 EU Member States as full members as well as Associations in Switzerland, Turkey, Norway, Serbia and Russia with observer/associate member status. FEFAC is the only independent spokesman of the European Compound Feed Industry at the level of the European Institutions.
On 20th of March, 2017 WIP had a bilateral meeting with the Deputy Secretary General of FEFAC. The meeting took place in Brussels at the office of FEFAC. The aim of the meeting was to present the concept of SUCELLOG project, to inform about lessons learned during auditing studies implemented in project countries and with biomass resources available for feed producers, and to discuss further cooperation opportunities in dissemination of SUCELLOG project results.
SUCELLOG trainings in non-participating countries
Greece, Portugal, Croatia
February - March 2017
In order to spread the project knowledge, barriers and main lessons learned, SUCELLOG carried out training sessions in non-participating countries. Contents and courses were provided by CIRCE to 35 stakeholders from the agricultural and bioenergy sector. A total of 3 training sessions were performed in:
- Greece to agriculture members of INASO-PASEGES (the organisation providing technical support to the PASEGES-Pan-Hellenic Confederation of Unions of Agricultural Co-operatives).
- Portugal to agriculture members of CONFAGRI (Confederação Nacional das Cooperativas Agrícolas e do Crédito Agrícola de Portugal).
- Croatia to agriculture members of HPK (Croatian Chamber of Agriculture) and energy stakeholders from EIHP (Energy Institute Hrvoje Pozar). A visit to the Austrian logistic centre developed within SUCELLOG support was carried out.
SUCELLOG at AEBIOM Expert Workshop
25 January 2017
On the 25th of January, 2017 SUCELLOG project was represented at the meeting of experts organised by the European Biomass Association (AEBIOM) in Brussels. Members and non-members of AEBIOM as well as experts and other economic operators have been invited to this workshop to discuss pressing issues and joint actions that may contribute to the uptake of the use of agricultural biomass and energy crops.
SUCELLOG at International Green Week in Berlin
20-29 January 2017
SUCELLOG project was present at the 82. International Green Week (IGW) that took place in Berlin, Germany from 20-29th of January, 2017. SUCELLOG project was a part of the nature.tec stand. The IGW has been used as a platform for the dissemination of SUCELLOG project activities and results, and to meet with the project target groups.
SUCELLOG presented to International Olive Council
16 January 2017
On 16th of January, 2017 Spanish Cooperatives had meeting with the IOC to present the concept of SUCELLOG project, to inform about lessons learned during auditing studies implemented in project countries regarding the use of olive biomass for energy production and to discuss further cooperation opportunities in dissemination of SUCELLOG project results to the members of the association.
SUCELLOG presented to CEEV
18 November 2016
On 18th of November, 2016 a meeting with the Policy Officer of CEEV has been organised. In this meeting the concept of SUCELLOG project and several examples of biomass supply chains regarding utilisation of wine pruning residues in SUCELLOG project countries have been presented. Further opportunites for the cooperation between SUCELLOG and CEEV on the dissemination of the project results have been discussed.
SUCELLOG at 24th EUBCE
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
7 June 2016
SUCELLOG was presented on 24th EUBCE during the session 1BO.9 – Mobilisation of biomass for energy use. WIP Renewable Energies presented the concept of the project and results of feasibility studies and business plans of two SUCCELOG cooperation partners – Spain and Austria. Around 60 participants attended this session.
SUCELLOG presented to CIDE
2 June 2016
The CIDE, Commission Intersyndicale des Déshydrateurs Européens (European Dehydrators' Working Group) was set up in the 1950s and is a non-profit association governed by Belgian law. The members of the CIDE are national associations of fodder processors, dehydrators and also processors of sun-dried products.
SUCELLOG project concept has been presented on 2nd of June, 2016 in Brussels on the occasion of the meeting of CIDE Board of Directors. During the presentation the opportunities for alfalfa drying facilities for replication of the concept developed in the project has been stressed. The equipment used for alfalfa processing is highly compatible for biofuels production lines. In addition two case studies of SUCELLOG project have been presented, one of them being alfalfa drying facility in Spain – cooperation partner of the project.
SUCELLOG training to auditors
Austria, France, Spain, Italy
February - April, 2016
- on 9 & 14 February 2016 in Paris, France
- on 4 March 2016 in Böheimkirchen, Austria
- on 29 - 30 March 2016 in Valladolid, Spain
- on 20 - 22 April 2016 in Italy
SUCELLOG at the 39th International Fair on Agricultural Machinery (FIMA)
16-20 February 2016
SUCELLOG has been presented at the 39th International Fair on Agricultural Machinery (FIMA) which has been held in Zaragoza the 16-20 February 2016. The FIMA is a key event in Europe for the agro-industrial sector. CIRCE presented the actions and results achieved so far as well as the services available for the agro-industries to promote the sustainable construction of agro-industry logistic centres. Download the presentation.
SUCELLOG within the National Directorate of Legacoop Agroalimentare
12 January 2016
on the 12th of January 2016 in Rome (Lazio), a workshop of the Project SUCELLOG was held within the National Directorate of Legacoop Agroalimentare, at the headquarters of Via Giuseppe Antonio Guattani, 9.the focus of the interventions were the opportunities for SMEs/Cooperatives by European funding programmes on specific issues, an example of which is the project SUCELLOG. During the meeting, the project and its activities were shown. In particular, the opportunity for agro-industries to become a logistic center for the production of biomass from agricultural residues was shown. Download the presentation.
SUCELLOG at COP21
4 December 2015
Services Coop de France presented SUCELLOG on the 4th of December in the Galery of the COP 21, the united nations conference on climate change. This offered the opportunity to present this innovative project to industrial companies and French representatives.
16 November 2015
SUCELLOG participated in the Workshop organised by COPA-COGECA "What instruments/tools to develop logistics for the agriculture and forestry biomass supply chain" on 16 Novemeber 2015 in Brussels. Download the workshop programme.
Opening of the first Austrian biomass logistic centre for agricultural residues
Tschiggerl Agrar GmbH, 8492 Halbenrain 229, Austria
7 November 2015
On the 7th of September 2015, the first Austrian biomass logistic centre for agricultural residues which is supported by the SUCELLOG project was opened. A tour in the logistic center was organised showing the following:
- how is the logistic centre constructed
- how 200,000 Liters of fuel oil can be saved using corn cobs
- how to use landscape maintenance hay, straw, corn cobs, husks etc as raw material.
For more information please dowload the invitation.
SUCELLOG at ECOMONDO
3-6 November 2015
At the annual fair ECOMONDO, held in Rimini from 3rd to 6th November 2015, D.R.E.Am. Italia was present within the area of Cooperambiente, exposure on the supply of energy and environment services to cooperatives (made in collaboration between Rimini Fiera and Legacoop), for the dissemination of the SUCELLOG project, with material and personnel available to provide clarification on the activities and the technical support offered by the project. Download the presentation.
SUCELLOG at 23rd EUBCE
1-4 June 2015
WIP Renewable energies presented the SUCCELLOG project in a dedicated slot. More than 1300 participants from the whole biomass supply chain were present in the event. Download the presentation.
For more information visit the EUBCE website.
News on technical support
SUCELLOG started to provide direct support to 4 agro-industries in Europe to become biomass logistic centres using agrarian residues. A feasibility study and a complete business model were built for them. The agro-industries selected are:
- Cooperativa Agraria San Miguel - Aragón region - Spain
- Luzéal- Champagne-Ardenne region - France
- Le Rene S.C. – Toscana region – Italy
- Tschiggerl Agrar Gmbh – Styria region - Austria
Download the feasibility studies and the business models from the publications & reports section of the website
News on training
SUCELLOG continues building-up capacity on solid biomass production issues to agrarian associations. Second training sessions were carried out in:
- Spain: 16 June 2014
- France: 22 June 2014
- Italy: 2 July 2014
- Austria: 11 June 2014
IEE-II Bioenergy projects conference
22 May 2014
The European Commission organised an event in order to present the impacts and results acheived by IEE bioenergy projects in the biogas and solid biomass sectors. The proceedings of this event are now available on the EASME website.
SUCELLOG at Energy and Environment International Trade Fair
24 February 2015
On the 24th of February, CIRCE presented SUCELLOG inside the Energy and Environment International Trade Fair which took place in Madrid. CIRCE informed about the project concept and achievements in a special event dedicated to discuss with stakeholders about the situation of the bioenergy sector in Spain. Download the presentation.
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SUCELLOG at EXPOBIOMASA
22 October 2014
SUCELLOG project was presented in “Conecta BioENERGÍA-Solutions for the Food and Farming Industries” inside the International Fair of Expobioenergía.
The International Fair of Expobioenergía, which is celebrated every year in Valladolid (Spain), gathers most important professionals of the bioenergy sector from 20 countries and in 2014, it dedicated a special event for agro-industries. The presentation of SUCELLOG was carried out by CIRCE on Wednesday 22nd of October inside an event whose goal is to foster the use of bioenergy inside the agroindustry sector to cover heat demands. Download the presentation.
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Launch of SUCELLOG website
10 June 2014
2-3 April 2014
The Kick-off-meeting of the SUCELLOG project took place on 2-3 April 2014 in Zaragoza, Spain. Under the coordination of CIRCE, the consortium planned the work programme for the upcoming three project years and focused on the work of the upcoming 6 months. The Kick-off-meeting is an internal meeting for the consortium only.
Launch of Sucellog Project
1 April 2014
The project SUCELLOG (Triggering the creation of biomass logistic centres by the agro-industry) has officially started on 1 April 2014