3.9.2018 - Ecoclub in Rivne from Ukraine visited Association BIOMASA. This visit was a part of the information visit in Czech and Slovak republic organised with Heinrich Boll foundation from Kyjev. Several deputies of local governments from Ukraine participated, interested in future development of biomass energy co-operatives in Ukraine. Ecoclub intended to showcase the successful projects focused on renewables. The participants were interested in structure and activities as well as organisation and project activities. Successful project SMAPUDE_LIFE was presented, intended to raise awareness on the use of biomass and solar energy among various target groups in Slovakia.
Project Biomass Logistic Centre was chosen as the best project in Slovakia and will be honored with the National Energy Globe Award Slovakia !!!!!!!!!! The projects of all national Energy Globe winners including yours were presented on June 5th, on the World Environment Day on www.energyglobe.info. The International ENERGY GLOBE Awards / World Award for Sustainability are means to raise awareness on this issue, to showcase best practice solutions from a variety of countries, to motivate people to contribute their share and to convince governments to provide the necessary framework.
177 countries participate in the ENERGY GLOBE Award, thus it is the largest and most important environmental prize. BIOMASA was awarded by Energy Globe National Award Slovakia for the project SMAPUDE_LIFE - Manage and planning use of domestic energy in the category Youth.
The international ENERGY GLOBE Awards are presented in the categories earth, fire, water, air – representing the ancient greek elements – in addition the category youth was introduced symbolizing our future and the special category Sustainable Plastics.
BIOMASA has completed a study trip to Norway to present a successful long-standing cooperation with Norwegian partners, as well as looking for new potential partners in the new 2014-2021 Financial Mechanism Program. Five BIOMASA representatives participated in the tours and attended several meetings throughout the week.
Audience by Ambasador of the Slovak Republic in Norway Mr. Frantisek Kasicky was very contributive for the future support in the field of Slovak - Norwegian knowledge transfer and cooperation.