Biofuels in heating system in ROSE BARKA
Biofuels in heating system in ROSE BARKA
Foundation for Homeless People of Mutual help BARKA has 400ha farm and 2 typical buildings which belonged until 1990 to the state farm which collapsed and then was dissolved.All property with land became Barka's property. 2 buildings in past 10 years were uninhabitated so were exposed to destruction and living standarts were for homeless people very modest.Initial idea of modernisation and coal to gas conversion was discussed again with GEF/SGP and modern heating system based on wood waste was designated by expert from the Agricultural University in Poznan. Permission from the Voivodship officer responsible for monuments protection finally was received for installation a small boiler for biomas in adjacent manor which also belongs to Barka and is a place of seminars also accomodate kitchen . Planned one boiler house and very expensive pipe delivering heat to the manor were replaced by modernisation of 2 boiler houses.
Planned plantation of fast growing willow to rely on own rsour es in the future and demonstrating "own cycle" of renewable energy use.
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Project Snapshot

BARKA Foundation for Mutual Assistance
Area Of Work:
Climate Change Mitigation
Grant Amount:
US$ 28,784.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 37,092.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 24,807.00
Project Number:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Notable Community Participation
All insulation works (materials purchased from donor money or received free of charge from various companies) done by BARKA members under technician's supevision
Policy Impact
Demonstration of renewable energy example in rural areas, cooperation with the Voivodship Fund - the first biomas project financed by them, before only coal to gas or to oil conversion was sponsored by them
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Poznan Voivodship Fund for Environment Protection