Support scheme for renewable heat is great news in Ireland

Support Scheme for Renewable Heat is a Game Changer for the Heat Sector, says the Irish Bioenergy Association Press Release from the Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA): Immediate Release 04th June 2019 Support Scheme for Renewable Heat is a Game Changer for the Heat Sector says the Irish Bioenergy Association The Irish Bioenergy Association welcomes the announcement by Minister Bruton this morning … Read More

Joint RES Associations Letter on the draft National Energy and Climate Plans 

Joint Position: Renewable energy associations’ joint messages on the draft National Energy and Climate Plans  MORE AMBITION AND BETTER PLANNING TO STAY WORLD LEADERS IN RENEWABLES   Brussels, May 2019 – The Clean Energy Package sets a renewable energy target of at least 32% by 2030. For investors, this target is the minimum to keep momentum going in the fast-growing sector … Read More

PR – Research shows sustainable bioenergy production in Europe could triplicate by 2050

PR – Research shows sustainable bioenergy production in Europe could triplicate by 2050 Ahead of COP24, review of current data on biomass potential confirms bioenergy is a key solution for climate change mitigation. Brussels, 03/12/2018 – The amount of domestically available biomass used for bioenergy in Europe can triplicate within sustainable and environmental limits and at a reasonable cost, according to recently published research . As … Read More

PR – Heating and cooling sector to get its due spot on the decarbonisation radar

PR – Heating and cooling sector to get its due spot on the decarbonisation radar Brussels, 28th November 2018 – Policymakers and industry gathered at the Committee of the Regions for the High-Level Round Table on the Decarbonisation of the Heating Sector, a joint event organised by the European Commission and the Decarb Heat Initiative partners. The timing is right: … Read More

PR – Long-term decarbonisation strategy: A Clean Planet for all – A European strategic long-term vision for a prosperous, modern, competitive and climate neutral economy

Long-term decarbonisation strategy: Bioenergy recognised as a key contributor to achieve a net-zero carbon economy by 2050 Brussels, 28th November 2018 – Today, the Commission has published its long-term strategy for emissions reduction looking at different options to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80% with more ambitious scenarios achieving a balance between greenhouse gas emissions and removals by … Read More

Joint Position – A Bottom-Up Approach to the Use of Forest Biomass

A Bottom-Up Approach to the Use of Forest Biomass Joint statement on the EU Non-Binding Guidance on the Cascading Use of Biomass Forests cover more than 40 percent of the EU’s land area. They are essential for life on earth, providing the bioeconomy with renewable materials, energy as well as other ecosystem services. Sustainably managed forests and the forest sector … Read More

43 days of clean energy: bioenergy hits record high in Europe

Download this PR in PDF. Brussels, 20/08/2018. Biomass can cover the energy needs of all 28 Member States from November 19th to the end of the year – 43 days, two more than last year. Bioenergy Europe celebrates this achievement with the second edition of its European Bioenergy Day Campaign. Bioenergy is essential to Europe’s energy needs. By converting the forecasts for Europe’s energy consumption … Read More

PR – Bioenergy Europe is working actively on the establishment of a first international Wood Chips certification 

Brussels 23.07.18 – Since the beginning of the year, Bioenergy Europe (former AEBIOM) is actively working on the establishment of a new quality scheme for Wood Chips and Hog Fuel at the international level, answering a long-awaited market request. Prior to its official launch, slated for the end of 2018, all business players involved in the sector are entitled to give their opinion … Read More

PR – Renewable energy must be at the centre of the renewed EU strategy for long-term emissions reduction

Brussels, 10.07.18 The EU’s long-term strategy for emissions reduction must have renewable energy at its centre, according to Europe’s renewable energy industry. The comments come as the European Commission announces its intention to renew the EU’s 2050 energy and climate strategy. After the successful negotiation of the Renewable Energy Directive, the momentum must not be lost. “Any serious decarbonisation strategy … Read More