SK-BIOM is a member of the European Biomass Association AEBIOM. It was
established with the objective of dissemination of knowledge on bio-energy to
support energy production from biomass in the Slovak Republic.
Its main aim is the wide spread implementation of environmentally sound and
cost-effective biomass energy systems in Slovakia.
It is currently hosted by the Technical University in Zvolen. TU in Zvolen is
continuing the long tradition of forestry and wood technology university
studies in Slovakia dating back to 1770. SK-BIOM staff have great
experience in implementation of biomass technologies as well as other renewables in a comprehensive manner.
- Support to
biomass energy activities.
- Organisation of
conferences, seminars and workshops for local, regional and national government
officials, manufacturers, investors and energy sector managers.
- Feasibility and
- Development of
new biomass energy investment projects.
- “Woody biofuel-based heating system at the Technical University in Zvolen” (capacity: 605 kWth),
2000. The project was financed within Programme PSO supported by Dutch
Utilisation in Schools”, a project supported by Danish Government. Within this
project were completed two boiler houses in 2000 : in Klokocov (725 kWth) and in Luky (130 kWth);
Greenhouse Gas Emmissions through the Use of Biomass
Energy in Northwest
2001. The project shall focus on
the construction of the Central Processing Unit for wood pellet production from
wood residues and for the reconstruction of the 44 boiler rooms in schools and
public buildings and replacing of existing coal/coke boilers by pellet ones.