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Switch from gas to biomass in district heating: Success story of Lithuania

Vilma Gaubyte, Litbioma

Lithuania

About my speech:

From 2000 to 2016 biomass use in district heating sector increased from 2 % to ~ 65 % in Lithuania. The process of transition from gas to biomass was accelerated when foreign energy companies entered the market. Local business also discovered the sector interesting for investments. More than 6500 people are employed in technological companies and production and supply of biomass.

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