Days during which the EU-28 was fuelled by bioenergy in 2018.
Of bioenergy consumed in EU-28 is locally sourced.
Hectars of forest cover in EU-28 in the last 10 years.
Of the EU workforce in renewables is employed by bioenergy.
Annual imports of bioenergy in Europe.
Liters of imported oil replaced by European wood pellet in 2015.
Wood removals used for energy: 78% go to the wood industry.
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Agenda & Speakers
Joint Position - A Bottom-Up Approach to the Use of Forest Biomass
September 17, 2018
43 days of clean energy: bioenergy hits record high in Europe
August 20, 2018
PR - Bioenergy Europe is working actively on the establishment of a first international Wood Chips certification
July 23, 2018
PR - Renewable energy must be at the centre of the renewed EU strategy for long-term emissions reduction
July 10, 2018
PR- AEBIOM rebrands to “Bioenergy Europe”
July 10, 2018
News & Positions
Represents the interests of the wood pellet sector to ensure its sustainable development.
The first platform for companies wanting do develop the torrefied biomass market.
Argus Biomass Nordics and Baltics 2018
October 29, 2018
Heating & Cooling: Towards a Fossil-Free Reality?
May 22, 2018
Bioenergy Europe Board
September 25, 2018
Bioenergy Europe General Assembly & Board
June 7, 2018
AEBIOM General Assembly, Steering Committee & Board
April 5, 2018
Biopower has great potential and an important role to play in the development of an EU energy system with an increasing share of renewables.
The Working Group Sustainability was created in 2012 in the context of the preparation of the EU legislative framework on bioenergy sustainability. key topics discussed by the WG include sustainable forest management, greenhouse gas emissions savings, and concrete consequences of EU requirements on economic operators.
The WG’s main objective is to contribute to a supportive business environment for our members to thrive in by formulating and disseminating Bioenergy Europe’s common positions on EU competitiveness related legislations.
The Working Group promotes specific types of biomass feedstocks such as solid vegetal residue streams from agriculture and dedicated perennial lignocellulosic crops. Both result in abundant feedstock sources that are – to this day – largely underutilised.
WG AGRICULTURAL BIOMASS & ENERGY CROPS
In the framework of EU’s long-term decarbonisation strategy, tackling the heating and cooling (H&C) sector is getting more and more attention. Biomass can offer a wide range of sustainable solutions, including in the residential sector.
WG DOMESTIC HEATING
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Bioenergy Europe (formerly known as AEBIOM) is the common voice of the bioenergy sector aiming to develop a sustainable bioenergy market based on fair business conditions. Bioenergy Europe is a non-profit, Brussels-based international organisation founded in 1990 that brings together around 40 associations and 90 companies, as well as academic and research institutes, from all across Europe.