Bioenergy is commonly used to refer to renewable energy. made available from materials derived from biological sources.
As such, bioenergy can potentially be extracted from a wide range of feedstocks present in our close environment thanks to adapted conversion technologies.
Among all biomass materials, wood has always been the most popular source of energy used in Europe. In 2014, more than 69% of the bioenergy consumed in Europe was sourced from forests, also referred to as “solid biomass,”.
Download the factsheet to learn more about the role of biomass in our energy mix and the challenges and potential for sustainable woody bioenergy production.