Regional Seminar, Riga, Latvia

Regional Seminar, Riga, Latvia, 2012
2012-02-10 10:00:00
On the 1st February, 2012 in Riga was held a regional seminar “Use of biogas as vehicle fuel in Public Transport” organized by Riga City Council Traffic Department within the EC supported Project “Baltic Biogas Bus”. Seminar was attended by 58 participants among whom were the representatives of ministries, local authorities, bio energy associations and companies working with bio energy issues, as well as passenger transport companies.
On the 1st February, 2012 in Riga was held a regional seminar ”Use of biogas as vehicle fuel in Public Transport” organized by Riga City Council Traffic Department within the EC supported Project “Baltic Biogas Bus”. Seminar was attended by 58 participants among whom were the representatives of ministries, local authorities, bio energy associations and companies working with bio energy issues, as well as passenger transport companies.
The seminar was opened by Vadims Baranniks, Chairman of Riga City Council Transport and Traffic Committee. In the seminar the reports were given by the Project partners – Lennart HALLGREN, Project manager at SL, Sweden, Anneli Waldén , Project coordinator at SL, Sweden, Nelson Rojas, HOG Energi, Mikolaj Krupinski, MTI, Poland, Timo Murtonen, VTT , Finland, Jaanus Tamm, Tartu City Council, Estonia, Manfred Grigo, ITC Rostock, Germany, as well as representatives from the Ministry of Environment of Latvia, Biogas association of Latvia, North Vidzeme Waste Management organization, Ltd Ekodoma (EU supported project Biogasin”) etc.
There was a press-briefing – Lennart Hallgren, Project manager at SL, Sweden, Olita Sproge, Riga City Council Traffic Department, Latvia and Andis Karklinš, Biogas association of Latvia gave the interviews on seminar discussed issues.