Waste Woods Heating of Forestry Office in Brzozow
Waste Woods Heating of Forestry Office in Brzozow
The first GEF/SGP project targeting renewable energy, breaking barriers in introduction of this type of energy.Project proved (see: results) to break finally barriers, but after very hard and long work.
Original idea was to replace coal with sawdust, branches, dry pieces of waste wood in the local forest inspectoratebuilding near Brzozow.Main expected outcomes: ecological (reduction of GHG emission), economic (reduction of mainatance cost),political and cultural (removing psychological barriers -"return to old-fashioned fuel of our grandparents"(sic!);another barriers were not predicted - strong opposition from conventional fuels lobbies.
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Project Snapshot

Polish Ecological Club Brzozow
Area Of Work:
Climate Change Mitigation
Grant Amount:
US$ 8,811.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 15,171.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 3,675.00
Project Number:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Promoting Public Awareness of Global Environment
Final opening ceremony with participation of Resident Representative UNDP CO;media coverage
Planning gef grant
Gathered experience during project implementation allowed FEWE, one of the partners of this project, to submitt to GEF proposal which was then approved as PDFA "Wood waste combustion" signed on 2 September 1999.
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