#ForestCityProject 2017

The European State Forest Association is strategic partner of the #ForestCityProject 2017.

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PEFC Standard Revision - public consultation

PEFC invites to comment on the revised Standard Setting standard - PEFC ST 1001:201X. This standard sets the rules for national standard development and revision. Core principles of the standard development are stakeholder engagement, balanced representation of different interests, consensus building, continuous improvement and transparency.   The revised document introduces improvements to the standard setting itself, including: Inclusion of the nine major stakeholder group...

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Sustainably managed forests are a proven source of sustainable biomass for bioenergy

The new joint Position Paper “Sustainably managed forests are a proven source of sustainable biomass for bioenergy” by EUSTAFOR, CEPF, COPA and COGECA, UEF, FECOF, and USSE presents the perspectives of forest owners, managers and professionals about sustainability sourcing of biomass in relation to the European Commission Proposal on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (RED recast). President Juncker’s Commission aims to create better regulation, reduce redtape and f...

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Forest City Project 2017

The European State Forest Association is strategic partner of the #ForestCityProject 2017. It is a public information campaign and exhibition to be displayed in the European Quarter through 5 June 2017 (World Environment Day). EUSTAFOR is a strategic partner of the project, organized by Revolve Media, together with the European Organization of the Sawmill Industry (EOS), the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) and the Forest-based Sector Technology Platform (FTP). ...

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Österreichische Bundesforste puts its first wind farm into service

Green wind farm on Pretul Mountain begins full operation – Styria's electricity generation capacity from wind to increase by one third – 14 state-of-the-art wind turbines to supply 22,000 households The first wind farm run by Österreichische Bundesforste (ÖBf), Austria’s largest ecosystem manager, has gone into full operation on Pretul Mountain in the federal state Styria. With 14 wind turbines and an annual electricity generation of some 84 gigawatt hours (GWh), the wind farm will be...

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