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3513019 Bioenergy markets and policies, 6 Cp 
Code 3513019  Validity 19.05.2010 -
Name Bioenergy markets and policies  Abbreviation BioMarPol 
Credits6 Cp  Date of expiry  
TypeAdvanced Studies Subject0951 Forestry 
ClassStudy Unit  Hours  
Study right   Grading0-5 
Recommended scheduling 
   
Organisation Forest Sciences (J) 

Teachers
Name
Blas Mola 

Description
Learning outcomes 

Upon a successful completion of this course, the students have obtained knowledge and skills for analyzing the development of the driving forces and barriers of the expanding bioenergy markets at local, national and international level as well as for understanding the bioenergy-related policies and governance processes. The student must be able to handle basic tools of market analysis and trade, and have an understanding of the limitations and effects of the policy frameworks on the introduction and development of bioenergy. The student must understand the demands and needs of the consumers and the role of the European Union and the member states in the decision making and in the promotion of bioenergy.

 
Content 

Essentials: Overview of the markets for biomasses for energy production and biomass based value chains globally and within the European Union (EU), including the supply, quantity, demand, and consumption as well as consumer market aspects. Fundamentals of the policies that have impacts on the supply and consumption of wood energy biomass. Complementary knowledge: Bioenergy governance at local and global level. International bioenergy business, role of bioenergy for the development of rural areas and entrepreneurship.

 
Modes of study 

Lectures (24 hrs), exercises (14 hrs), assignments (62 hrs) and independent learning (62 hrs).

 
Study materials 

Materials distributed in the course.

 
Evaluation criteria 

0-5. Assignments (30 %) and final examination (70 %).

 
Teachers 

Senior Researcher in Forest Bioenergy and visiting lecturers

 
Time 

Spring 2021 (3rd period)

 
Campus 

Joensuu

 
Further information 

The language of instruction for the course is English.

 


Letter (J, K) in front of the name of the course/exam indicates the campus on which teaching or exam takes place: J = Joensuu, K = Kuopio.

Present and future teaching
Functions Name Type Cp Teacher Timetable
Register J: Bioenergy markets and policies  Lecture and exercise course  Blas Mola  08.01.21 -23.02.21

Future exams
Functions Name Type Cp Teacher Timetable
Registration ended Bioenergy markets and policies  General examination  Blas Mola 
16.09.20wed 12.00-16.00
Register Bioenergy markets and policies  General examination  Blas Mola 
14.10.20wed 12.00-16.00
Register Bioenergy markets and policies  General examination  Blas Mola 
09.12.20wed 12.00-16.00
Registration not started Bioenergy markets and policies  General examination  Blas Mola 
13.01.21wed 12.00-16.00
Registration not started Bioenergy markets and policies  General examination  Blas Mola 
10.02.21wed 12.00-16.00
Registration not started Bioenergy markets and policies  General examination  Blas Mola 
10.03.21wed 12.00-16.00
Registration not started Bioenergy markets and policies  General examination  Blas Mola 
14.04.21wed 12.00-16.00
Registration not started Bioenergy markets and policies  General examination  Blas Mola 
05.05.21wed 12.00-16.00
Registration not started Bioenergy markets and policies  General examination  Blas Mola 
04.06.21fri 12.00-16.00