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Join us for an outlook on Japan’s biomass efforts with Ms. Annette Bossler, Owner and Managing Director of Main(e) International Consulting LLC, and Senior Market Intelligence Expert at FutureMetrics LLC. Japan is the world’s fastest growing market for wood pellets, chips and palm kernel shells. The attractive Fee-in tariffs introduced in 2019 have resulted in a rapid increase in biomass co-firing and construction of new, dedicated biomass power plants. However, unlike solar PV and wind power, biomass power generation makes less headlines in Japan though this generation source is increasingly attracting investors and developers and provides opportunities for European firms in the biomass supply chain. This webinar will provide an overview of technologies as well as biomass fuel types and costs.
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Event held online. A Zoom link will be sent to the participants beforehand.
Biography of the Speaker:
Ms. Annette Bossler is Managing Director of Main(e) International Consulting LLC (link) and also Senior Market Intelligence Expert at FutureMetrics LLC (link), a leading global consultancy in the wood pellet sector. FutureMetrics provides information, analysis, operations guidance, due diligence services, and strategic advice to many of the world’s leading companies who are in the wood pellet sector, or who are considering entering the sector. The company also has supported numerous Japanese clients. Ms. Bossler has over 25 years of experience in international business development for private and public entities. One of her focus markets is Japan. She has been monitoring the Japanese energy market since 2010; especially with regard to renewable energy and the ongoing power market reform. She holds an MA Honors Degree in Japanese Studies and Public & International Law from Bonn University.