Benet Network is a consortium of some 200 active experts in wood energy
issues, belonging to private and public organisations. It is managed by the Jyväskylä Science Park.
In the region of Central Finland, the renewable energy markets are large and viable today. In long-term
development work successful practices have been found. Therefore the region is
now recognised as the forerunner in the utilisation of wood based energy. This
experience is relevant elsewhere when seeking an advantageous solution.
Benet Network represents this wide and versatile experience. It offers
development, planning and training services based on the expertise and
long-term know-how of several organisations. The personnel and facilities of
the members form a unique resource to promote and build up renewable energy
BENET Network members have essential roles in developing bioenergy market in Finland.
The Network has scientific and practical know-how in wood and other biomass
utilisation and promotion. This expertise is offered in the following areas :
consulting in planning processes ;
- laboratory and field research ;
- professional engineering services ;
- practical and theoretical training ;
organising technology presentations and technical tours.
Region of operation and fields of application
BENET Network has carried out several regional, national and EU wood
energy projects, such as :
- consulting in project design and planning processes ;
- research, engineering and planning
- training services ;
- field experiments ;
- technology presentations and technical