Cluster of Bioenergy & Environment of Western Macedonia (CluBE)

The Cluster of Bioenergy and Environment of Western Macedonia (CluBE) is a non-profit company established in 2014 among local actors and stakeholders of the Region of Western Macedonia, in the fields of bioenergy, energy efficiency, environment and intelligent systems, in order to reinforce green economy in the region and its neighboring area. It is structured as a Triple Helix, including:

  • Public sector: Region of Western Macedonia, Regional Development Fund of Western Macedonia and Regional Union of Municipalities of Western Macedonia
  • R&D: University of Western Macedonia / Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technological Educational Institute of Western Macedonia, Institute for Chemical Processes and Energy Resources / Centre for Technological Research of Western Macedonia, Centre of Environment of Western Macedonia, Wood and Furniture Lab / Technical University of Thessaly
  • Entrepreneurship:
    • Municipal District Heating: Municipal Enterprise for District Heating of Ptolemaida (DETIP S.A.), Kozani Municipal Enterprise for Water and Drainage (DEYAK S.A.), Municipal Enterprise for District Heating of Amyndeo (DETEPA S.A.);
    • Cooperatives: Pentalofos Forest Management Cooperative, Agricultural Cooperative DIMITRA, Cattle breeding cooperative Aigopro, Forest Agricultural cooperative Smixi, Association of Mink Breeders;
    • Biomass / bioenergy producers: Alfa Wood S.A., GIOTAS S.A., ZIOGAS G.P., CHLIAPAS S.A., Matesion, AZ Bioenergeia S.A., MAVIK S.A.;
    • Biomass logistics: BIOZONE IKE;
    • Boiler manufacturers: THERMODYNAMIKI S.A., Camino Design, Afentoulidis;
    • Waste management: Waste Management of Western Macedonia (DIADYMA S.A.);
    • Consulting companies: Hellenic Forests Ltd, Cosc S.A., Energon, Ligeas Energy
  • Supporting institutions: Regional Development Agency of Western Macedonia (ANKO S.A.)

Contact

Director: Dr. Yannis Fallas, Mining Engineer, PhD on Clusters in Traditional Sectors of the economy (+30 6946465947)

Manager: Mr. Nikos Ntavos, Dipl. Energy Engineer, PhD Cand. (+30 6979774457)

Premises of the Region of Western Macedonia, ZEP Kozani, GR 50100 KOZANI

For more information, please visit the CluBE website.