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Name: Heinz Kopetz

From: Vienna, Austria

Organisation: European Biomass Association,
Austrian Biomass Association

I am a member of the board because I

want to:
contribute to the sustainable use of biomass as a renewable energy source on a global scale and thus reduce CO2 emissions.

 

Important issue at home right now: 
Important issue at home right now: the new directive of the EU authorities on the future development of renewable energy sources in Europe.

 

Important issue globally right now:
a balanced development of transportation fuels
using the potential of world agriculture without harming the security of food supply.

 

Special interest/knowledge in the bioenergy
area:
The efficient use of biomass in the heating and electricity sectors. Three decades of experience in the field developing biomass as an energy carrier by developing information and training campaigns as well as government programmes to promote
bioenergy in the fields of heat, electricity and transportation fuels.

 

Contact: hg.kopetz (at) netway.at