Jyväskylä Regional Development Company Jykes Ltd has made a decision to be  a supporting partner of International Bioenergy from Forest 2012  conference.Established in 1996, is a business promotion and development company owned by the four municipalities of the Jyväskylä region.JYKES Is managing the Dynamic Bioenergy Cluster in Central Finland Region programme with this targets.Central Finland is one of  Europe’s strongest knowledge centers in the field of bioenergy, where the utilization of bioenergy is at a unique level. Central Finland  have at least half  a century of experience in the development and production of modern bioenergy, while  a vast amount of practical know-how in bioenergy has accumulated locally. Central Finland is exceptionally favourable location for developing and performing bioenergy-based business. There are  ten biomass-fueled combined heat and power (CHP) plants, from farm scale up to 500 megawatts thermal capacity. Their total output is 1540 MW. Almost every town centre is heated by district heat generated from biomass and there´s thousands of individual bioheating units in buildings.

Central Finland is one of the most advanced bioenergy markets in the world, where almost the entire production of heat and electricity is based on local biomass; a proportion of transportation fuels has been replaced with biofuels. The target for 2015 is increasing production of bioenergy by 4 TWh and its share of all energy consumption has risen to 75%. 

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