Bioenergy 2018 06 20Bioenergy, Australia's largest, most cost-effective and versatile renewable.

Looking at the renewable energy strategies in countries like Denmark, Germany, Sweden and Spain, and the scope to adopt similar approaches for Australia (and locally)

Presentation by Andrew Lang.

Smart Living Ballarat in association with BREAZE Inc. is providing this free one-hour sustainability-themed workshop. The workshops are presented every 3rd Wednesday of the month at Ballarat Library.

Everyone is welcome to attend and no booking is required. However, you can book online at

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Andrew Lang is a farmer and farm forester in the Western District of Victoria, Australia, managing about 130 hectares of multipurpose farm sawlog woodlots.

From 1996-2003 Andrew worked as a farm forestry project officer for the Department of Primary Industries (Vic) and also ran a contract planting team and operated a portable sawmill. Andrew was Chair of SMARTimbers Cooperative, which, since formation in 2002, marketed about $1 million worth of value-added milled sugar gum building product. He is also secretary of Farm Forest Growers Victoria, which in 2013 is guiding the implementation of the Victorian Farm Forestry Industry Action Plan.

Andrew is a Churchill and Gottstein Fellow and has studied energy efficiency programs and renewable energy implementation and technologies in the Nordic countries, North America, China, India and Central Europe. He has represented the Australasia-Oceania region on the board of the World Bioenergy Association since 2008, regularly presenting at overseas conferences on bioenergy development in Australia and its potential.

Andrew Lang visits Scandinavia frequently, studying forestry management and bioenergy. He is interested in architecture and design, education, water, energy policy and social issues.

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