Development of Bankable Woody Biomass Projects: What it means and why it matters

26 July 2017 | Finance & Investment

On February 22nd at 14:00 GMT+1, you will discover in less than one hour the new Technical Concept Guidelines for Bioenergy prepared by IRENA which feature insights and recommendations to develop bankable projects for the production of solid biofuels from woody biomass. The webinar will showcase critical information, analysis and best practices covering the complete life-cycle of a bioenergy project and present resources and tools available on the IRENA Project Navigator platform.

What you will learn and discuss about (preliminary):

  • Introduction of IRENA and the challenge of renewable energy development;
  • How IRENA supports project developers with the Project Navigator platform;
  • How to obtain free technical guidelines that helps developing bankable biomass projects;
  • Obtain valuable feedback from bioenergy industry experts;
  • Ask questions and discuss with expert participants.

You will learn from a panel of IRENA and industry experts:
  • Dolf Gielen, Director of the IRENA Innovation and Technology Centre (IITC);
  • Roland Roesch, Senior Programme Officer - RE Markets and Technology Dialogue;
  • Simon Benmarraze, Analyst, IRENA Project Navigator;
  • Distinguished guest speakers from the industry will also share their experience in the topic of bankability of biomass projects.


You are invited to participate to a unique one-hour webinar to learn more about how bioenergy projects can be developed and be financed with a panel of IRENA and industry experts.

The IRENA Project Navigator is an online platform providing comprehensive, easily accessible, and practical information, tools and guidance to assist in the development of bankable renewable energy projects.