Positions

Joint Letter – Object: Net-zero carbon economy by 2050 – a feasible option with renewables
Joint Letter - Object: Net-zero carbon economy by 2050 – a feasible option with renewables Dear Commissioner Cañete, After the
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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
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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
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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
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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
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PR- AEBIOM rebrands to “Bioenergy Europe”
Brussels, 10.07.18 – AEBIOM reveals today its new corporate identity, Bioenergy Europe, that aims at giving a clearer, more united voice to Europe’s first source
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More than ever before, bioenergy needs strong public statistics to show its actual contribution and future potential
Last week following intense debates, the EU agreed for the first time on the introduction of sustainability criteria for 2020,
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European businesses at the forefront of the energy transition call for an ambitious Energy Union Governance
Our organisations are committed to . To achieve this goal, we call on European policy-makers to agree on a Governance
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Joint DecarbHeat PR: Industry and policy-makers join forces to move H&C to the top of the EU’s decarbonisation agenda
On Thursday 7 June 2018, the event “Heating & Cooling in Europe – How can we decarbonise the sector by
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Small is Beautiful: Joint letter ahead of the Market Design trialogues
In November 2016, . To deliver this ambition, the legislative framework must encourage both the large-scale rapid deployment of renewable
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Open Letter – In support of at least 35% earmarking for climate-related work in FP9
AEBIOM together with 20 other organisations signed a letter asking the European Commission to earmark 35% of the budget of
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Joint Briefing Paper – EU primary energy factor for electricity, getting the methodology right
The EU Primary Energy Factor for Electricity (EU PEF) value of 2.0, proposed by the European Commission in the 2016
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Open Letter – The Austrian Presidency of the EU Council, a driving force for Europe’s industrial leadership in renewables
On March 28th 2018, AEBIOM, together with 9 other european renewable energy associations, sent an open letter to Elisabeth Köstinger,
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Joint Briefing Paper – EU PEF for electricity, getting the methodology right
The EU Primary Energy Factor for Electricity (EU PEF) value of 2.0, proposed by the European Commission in the 2016
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‘European Bioenergy Day’ campaign wins 2018 European Association Awards
Throughout 2017, AEBIOM led a major pan-European awareness campaign: the European Bioenergy Day . The campaign shined a light on
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PR – Parliament adopts constructive stance on solid bioenergy
Brussels, 17.01.18 – Today the European Parliament confirmed in plenary the approach taken by the ENVI committee, considering that ensuring
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Joint Press Release: EU’s elected officials go for high ambition on renewable heating and energy efficiency
PR – Brussels, 17th of January 2018 – Today, the European Parliament finally approved the revision of key legislation for
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63 scientists urge MEPs to back bioenergy in upcoming vote on RED
Bioenergy has to be an essential part of the EU energy mix for at least the next 30 years. Without
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Joint industry statement | A market design fit for renewables: key points on the Council’s general approach
Further to the meeting of the Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council that took place on Monday 18 December, the European
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6 Dec. 2017: Joint statement by investors, renewable energy and energy efficiency businesses on Energy Union Governance
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PR – The European Parliament’s ITRE Committee approves new measures to mainstream renewable energy in heating & cooling up to
  Renewable Heating & Cooling associations welcome the ambition level and call on the Council to uphold it PRESS RELEASE
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PR – RES Associations: ITRE committee’s endorsement of a 35% renewable energy target for 2030 can bring the EU back
PRESS RELEASE – Brussels, 28 November 2017 – One year ago, the European Commission presented the Clean Energy for All
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Joint industry call: Heating and cooling (H&C) in the new renewable energy directive (Art. 23): ‘Europe needs more renewable H&C!’
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ENplus® released a new video
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#SmallIsBeautiful: Don’t burden small businesses and consumers, empower them to boost the energy transition!
PRESS RELEASE – Brussels, 9th of November 2017 – The trade associations representing key players in Europe’s energy transition urge
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PR – AEBIOM first reaction to the Renewable Energy Directive vote in the European Parliament’s environmental committee
“In the final adoption of its opinion, the ENVI Committee has decided tonight to address the sustainability issue both seriously
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PR – Ahead of ENVI Committee’s vote on bioenergy sustainability, new insights revealed by AEBIOM’s latest Statistical Report
Brussels, 17.10.17 – Bioenergy is Europe´s most significant source of renewable energy — both in terms of energy production and
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PR – ENplus® certifies 8.1 million tonnes of wood pellets in 2016 – a record for the quality scheme
Brussels 17.10.17 – In the wake of the release of AEBIOM’s Statistical Report 2017, the European Pellet Council (EPC, an
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RES associations united to urge MEPs to maintain priority dispatch for existing installations
  The draft report published by Dr. Karins MEP proposes crucial changes to the current dispatching regime for generating installations
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3 reasons why MEP Bas Eickhout’s approach on bioenergy sustainability is wrong!
Last November, the European Commission has published a legislative proposal aiming at setting EU harmonised sustainability criteria for bioenergy consumed
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Higher renewable energy ambition required to avoid deployment slowdown
European renewable energy industry statement on the European 2030 renewable energy target Dear Members of the European Parliament, The Clean
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PR – The Eickhout paradox: How to reach 45% renewables by 2030 while jeopardising the EU’s main source of renewable
8th June 2017 EU inter-institutional discussions on solid bioenergy sustainability have started today with the publication of the European Parliament’s
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Seven industry associations call on Members of the European Parliament to support a label for the installed stock of boilers
Currently, the European Parliament’s Industry, Research and Energy Committe is intensely debating what should be the next steps for the
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Clean Energy Package – 11 points to ensure a sustainable future for Bioenergy in the EU
Since the release of the Clean Energy package last November, AEBIOM has been analysing the provisions that ensure the sustainable
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Discover Bioenergy in 360°
AEBIOM’s latest event Visions of Bioenergy – Bringing Local Initiatives to Brussels offered participants the unique opportunity to visit a
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Joint position papers on the Electrification of Heating and Cooling & the Primary Energy Factor
Brussels, 08.05.17 – The European Biomass Association ( AEBIOM ), the European Geothermal Association ( EGEC ) and the European
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PR – AEBIOM’S reaction to IEA Bioenergy response to Chatham House’s publication on Bioenergy climate impact
13th March 2017 On Monday 13th March 2017, the International Energy Agency Bioenergy united more than 125 international academics to
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The European Pellet Council has a new website
The European Pellet Council has just launched its new website. This refreshed version includes improvements on design and navigation, as
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The “Burning Issue” – When anti-bioenergy communication goes bad
“The Burning Issue: – When bioenergy goes bad” is the sensationalist title of the latest film released by Brussels-based NGOs
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You now have free access to this Bioheat Profitability Assessment Tool
The Austrian Energy Agency (AEA), partner with AEBIOM in the H2020 Bioenergy4Business project , has developed an innovative, free-of-charge Bioheat
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Graz Declaration – The role of bioenergy in Europe after COP21
Europe has a specific responsibility to lead the way to a fossil free society. Technologies, know how, experience, capital, potential
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Agricultural Biomass and Energy Crops: outgrowing the impasse
This is a key moment at EU level for bioenergy, including Agricultural Biomass and Energy Crops. The publication of the
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PR – Bioenergy Sustainability Criteria Finally Gain Clarity
30th November 2016 After years of discussions, the European Commission has now proposed legislation on sustainability criteria for all bioenergy
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PR – Is Winter coming for renewables? Clean Energy Package: EU still supports fossil fuels for heating and cooling
November 30th, 2016 EGEC – AEBIOM – EHPA – ESTIF Press release In the context of the worldwide paradigm shift
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Decarbonising the heating and cooling sector: “Strategic Policy Priorities for Renewable Heating and Cooling in Europe”
The FROnT project is publishing today a paper with strategic policy recommendations to support the deployment of renewable heating and
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Didzis Palejs elected as AEBIOM President in the wake of European Bioenergy Future conference
Making the most of the opportunity provided by AEBIOM’s 2016 annual conference , the European Biomass Association (AEBIOM) has officially
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PR – European Commitments on COP 21 will not be reached without bioenergy
According to the latest European Biomass Association’s (AEBIOM) Statistical Report, today bioenergy contributes to 61% of the total share of
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Binding renewable energy target – legislative proposals must now deliver !
In October 2014, 28 EU Heads of State agreed that a binding target for renewables should be set at EU
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AEBIOM/EPC recruiting – Biomass Certification/Standardisation Expert (ENplus)
The European Biomass Association (AEBIOM) is recruiting a Certification/Standardisation Expert to contribute to the management and further development of the
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AEBIOM confirmed as PEFC International Stakeholder member
PEFC International (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) announced AEBIOM as one of its latest members on the 10th
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09/05/16 Letter to DG AGRI. on the inclusion of miscanthus in greening legislation
On Monday 9th, 2016, AEBIOM together with nine key stakeholders, sent a letter to the European Commission (DG AGRI) to
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10/05/16 AEBIOM answer and position on a sustainable bioenergy policy for the period after 2020
Early 2016, the European Commission launched a public consultation on “a sustainable bioenergy policy for the period after 2020”. AEBIOM
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08/04/16 | Principles for an effective Innovation Fund
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02/03/16 | Open Letter to the European Council and Environment Council supported by 70 companies and business organizations
Brussels, 2 March 2016 Dear President Tusk, Dear Minister Schultz Van Haegen-Maas Geesteranus, The European Union (EU) played a key
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22/02/16| THE EUROPEAN PELLET COUNCIL (AEBIOM network) ELECTS ITS FIRST BOARD
22/02/16: Taking the opportunity of the Progetto Fuoco fair in Verona, the European Pellet Council held its Board of Directors’
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16/02/16 | EU Heating and Cooling Strategy: Industry and local authorities join voices to request structural reforms in revised climate
16 February 2016 – Local authorities in energy transition and the industry associations representing the geothermal, solar thermal, heat pump,
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30/10/15 | AEBIOM Response to the Public Consultation on the Evaluation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive
AEBIOM has provided its response to the Public Consultation on the Evaluation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive. Download
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12/02/16 | AEBIOM answers to the public consultation “preparation of a new Renewable Energy Directive for the period after 2020”
Read AEBIOM’s response to the consultation on the preparation of a new Renewable Energy Directive for the period after 2020:
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08/02/16 | Joint position on post-2020 renewable energy regulatory framework
    The European Commission public consultation on the new Renewable Energy Directive for the period after 2020 will end
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05/02/16|Increased use of Bioenergy post 2020 achieve significant GHG emission reduction
In preparing its climate and energy goals towards 2030 and further, the EU Commission has commissioned many studies. One such
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01/02/16|AEBIOM response to the consultation on the Review of Directive 2012/27/EU on Energy Efficiency
Please find here bellow AEBIOM response to the consultation on the Review of Directive 2012/27/EU on Energy Efficiency:  
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(Save the date) EUROPEAN BIOENERGY FUTURE, 2016 AEBIOM CONFERENCE: “Where Market & Policy Meet”
What: EUROPEAN BIOENERGY FUTURE, 2016 AEBIOM CONFERENCE, “Where Market & Policy Meet” When: 16th (Wed) & 17th (Thu) of November
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PRESS RELEASE: AEBIOM Elects its new Board
In occasion of AEBIOM’s latest General Assembly, held this 7th of December 2015, the Steering Committee confirmed Gustav Melin (SVEBIO,
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State of the Energy Union reaffirms Commission’s willingness to lead on the EU’s renewables ambition
18 November 2015 – The European renewable energy industry welcomes the first State of the Energy Union which reiterates the
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20/10/15 | Beyond myth: A glance at new bioenergy figures, Statistical Report 2015
October 20, 2015 – On the eve of COP21 negotiations, discussions on concrete options to mitigate climate change are a
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14/09/15 | 2030 Climate & Energy Framework: Joint Position on Governance from the European Renewable Industry
14/09: The European renewables industry welcomes the European Commission’s February 2015 Energy Union package. The letter lays out essential building
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17/06/15 | A Smart and Resilient Energy Union: Objectives and Measures for the Heat Sector
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17/03/15 | Statement on How to Become Number 1 in Renewables
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25/02/15 | Reaction from the Renewable Heating & Cooling Industry on the Framework Strategy for a Resilient Energy Union with
25/02: The European Commission has launched today its “Framework strategy for a resilient Energy Union with a forward-looking climate change
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02/15 | Letter sent to President Juncker about EU Energy Union
23/02: The renewable energy industry, represented by several associations, wrote a letter to President Juncker stating their views about how
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09/14 | Letter to heads of state and governments – Fuel switch to renewable heating sources
Now is the time to act towards a secure, sustainable, and affordable energy supply HERE
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10/14 | Open letter to Commissioner Oettinger regarding a study on energy costs Brussels, 07 October 2014. Open letter to
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02/05/14 | The EU renewable heating and cooling sector’s reaction to the Energy Security strategy published by the EC
Brussels, 02 June 2014. AEBIOM, EGEC and ESTIF representing the European Renewable Heating and Cooling industry associations of the biomass,
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21/05/14 | Renewables for Heating and Cooling and EU Security of Supply Save over 20 billion euro annually in reduced
Brussels, 21 May 2014. AEBIOM, EGEC and ESTIF representing the European Renewable Heating and Cooling industry associations of the biomass,
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05/14 | Joint Renewables Open Letter on Europe’s energy security to Presidents Barroso and Van Rompuy
Brussels, 13 May 2014. On 15 May 2014, the Energy Ministers will meet informally to discuss Europe’s dependence on fossil
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03/14 | Open letter to EU’s Heads of State and Government on Energy Dependency
Brussels, 19 March 2014. AEBIOM, EGEC and ESTIF representing the biomass, geothermal and solar thermal sectors respectively, address an open
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05/02/14 | 2030 climate and energy policy framework: the Parliament calls for a heat strategy
Brussels, 5 February 2014. Heat Coalition – 2030 climate and energy policy framework: the Parliament calls for a heat strategy
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27/01/13 | Heat Coalition – Common Position “No credible 2030 climate and energy policy framework without heating and cooling”
Brussels, 27 January 2013. Heat Coalition – Common Position “No credible 2030 climate and energy policy framework without heating and
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25/11/13 | AEBIOM together with CEPF, COPA-COGECA, EIPS, ELO and EUSTAFOR publish a joint statement on cascade use of wood
Brussels, 25 November 2013. AEBIOM together with CEPF, COPA-COGECA, EIPS, ELO and EUSTAFOR publish a joint statement on cascade use
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13/03/13 | AEBIOM and EURELECTRIC call for EU wide binding sustainablity criteria for biomass
Brussels, 13 March 2013. AEBIOM together with EURELECTRIC publishes a press release calling for EU wide binding sustainablity criteria for
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21/02/13 | AEBIOM press release on sustainably managed forests and carbon savings
Brussels, 21 February 2013. AEBIOM together with the World Bioenergy Association and Austrian Biomass Association publish a press release on
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05/11/12 | AEBIOM statement on biomass and climate benefits
Brussels, 05 November 2012. AEBIOM published a statement showing that current controversial debate on carbon savings of biomass has not
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18/10/12 | AEBIOM press release on EC proposal on ILUC
Brussels, 18 October 2012. AEBIOM publishes a press release on EC proposal to include ILUC related measures in RES Directive.
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19/09/12 | AEBIOM press release on ILUC
Brussels, 19 September 2012. AEBIOM publishes a press release on ILUC stating that ILUC rules under preparation would not only
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05/12 | AEBIOM position paper on energy taxation
Brussels, 16 May 2012. AEBIOM publishes a position paper on energy taxation calling for improvements to the EC proposed revision
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03/12 | Energy Roadmap 2050: neither hot nor cool
Brussels, 6 March 2012. AEBIOM together with ten European heat sector related associations (RES, energy efficiency, etc) publishes a joint
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02/12 | Renewable Energy Strategy
Brussels, 7 February 2012. AEBIOM submits its response to the EC consultation on Renewable Energy Strategy.
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12/11 | Perrenial Energy Crops – an opportunity for CAP greening and economic growth
Brussels, 16 December 2011. AEBIOM published a press release supporting the EC efforts to include bioenergy in the CAP reform,
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11/11 | AEBIOM press release on CO2 tax and its impact on EU budgets
Brussels, 29 November 2011. AEBIOM published a press release supporting the EC efforts to introduce a CO2 tax and urging
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05/11 | AEBIOM and EBA publishe a position paper on sustainability of solid and gaseous biomass
Brussels, 30 May 2011. AEBIOM and EBA publishes a position paper on sustainability of solid and gaseous biomass. The two
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04/11 | AEBIOM welcomes the EC proposal to revise the Energy Taxation Directive
Brussels, 13 April 2011. AEBIOM welcomes and supports the EC proposal to revise the Directive 2003/96/EC on Energy Taxation. This
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03/11 | Heat sector can be entirely decarbonised by 2050
Brussels, 8 March 2011. Commenting on the two European Commission documents published today “A roadmap for moving to a competitive
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03/11 | AEBIOM response to EC consultation on sustainability of solid and gaseous biomass
Brussels, 29 March 2011. AEBIOM submits its response to EC consultation on sustainability for solid and gaseous biomass.
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11/10 | Biomass from sustainable forest: a carbon neutral source of renewable energy
Brussels, 12 November 2010. AEBIOM has presented a declaration on carbon neutrality during its’ workshop in the European Parliament on
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10/10 | Why the development of bioenergy is a logical choice even for the panel industry
Brussels, 28 October 2010. The European panel industry has recently expressed their disagreement to support further biomass development. The main
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10/10 | AEBIOM position on European Energy issues and the development of Bioenergy towards 2030
Brussels, 12 October 2010. The European Biomass Association publishes the position paper on Bioenergy development until 2030 where it provides
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05/10 | AEBIOM recommendations for nREAPS on small scale heat and biogas sectors
Brussels, 19 May 2010. The European Biomass Association together with the European Biogass Association publishes recommendations on how to effectively
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02/10 | European Commission ensures biomass leading role in reaching the renewables targets
Brussels, 26 February 2010. The Consortium of European Biomass Associations (AEBIOM and EUBIA), European forest owner associations (EUSTAFOR, CEPF and
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01/10 | The Designate-Commissioner Oettinger supports the balanced development of bioenergy sector
Brussels, 15 January 2010. The European Biomass Association (AEBIOM) congratulates the designate Commissioner for Energy Günther Oettinger for his excellent
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12/09 | Non-binding sustainability criteria: right incentives for sustainable biomass use
Brussels, 15 December 2009. The Consortium of European Biomass Associations (AEBIOM and EUBIA), European Forestry associations (EUSTAFOR, CEPF and NSF)
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09/09 | Sustainability of all biomass
In September 2009, AEBIOM has published a position paper on sustainability criteria of all types of biomass other than biofuels
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Indirect land use change
This paper was issued as a response to the European Commission’s pre-consultation process on indirect land use change (ILUC).
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AEBIOM recommendations on biomass for district heating and cooling
AEBIOM recommendations on biomass for district heating and cooling District heating and cooling (DHC) will play an important role for
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12/08 | RES Directive
In December 2008, AEBIOM has prepared a press release on the RES directive adopted by the European Parliament where it
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30/09/08 | Sustainability of biofuels and biomass
In the framework of a public consultation, AEBIOM, on 30 September 2008, has submitted its position on biomass sustainability criteria
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Joint letter from the Renewable Energy Industry on investment protection
22.09: Joint letter from the Renewable Energy Industry on investment protection: HERE
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Joint letter from the Renewable Energy Industry on investment protection
Dear Commissioners, The European renewable energy industry represented by the undersigned organisations strongly supports the European Commission’s objective of ensuring
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Heating and Cooling Strategy: AEBIOM contribution to the Commission’s consultation
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Heating and Cooling Strategy: AEBIOM contribution to the Commission’s consultation
17/09: Heating and Cooling Strategy: AEBIOM contribution to the Commission’s consultation HERE
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2030 Climate & Energy Framework: Joint Position on Governance from the European Renewable Industry
14/09: The European renewables industry welcomes the European Commission’s February 2015 Energy Union package. The letter lays out essential building
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AEBIOM Celebrates its 25th Anniversary
AEBIOM celebrates its 25th Anniversary with this video: https://youtu.be/r5REMZWFr5E
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Statement on How to Become Number 1 in Renewables
A contribution from the biomass, geothermal and solar thermal sectors HERE
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A Smart and Resilient Energy Union: Objectives and Measures for the Heat Sector
17/06: A Smart and Resilient Energy Union: Objectives and Measures for the Heat Sector HERE
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AEBIOM Bioenergy Conference
Bioenergy needed to contribute to 2030 EU climate and energy objectives 150 representatives of the global bioenergy sector gathered today
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Statement on How to Become Number 1 in Renewables
17/03: Statement on How to Become Number 1 in Renewables- A contribution from the biomass, geothermal and solar thermal sectors
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Reaction from the Renewable Heating & Cooling Industry on the Framework Strategy for a Resilient Energy Union with a Forward-Looking
25/02: Reaction from the Renewable Heating & Cooling Industry on the Framework Strategy for a Resilient Energy Union with a
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Letter sent to President Juncker about EU Energy Union
23/02: The renewable energy industry, represented by several associations, wrote a letter to President Juncker stating their views about how
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AEBIOM launches the Biomass Counts Campaign
December 04, 2014 – Today, the European Biomass Association launched the new “Biomass Counts” campaign (www.biomasscounts.eu), an initiative that seeks
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Sustainable Biomass Backs European Economy
The European Industry highlights the essential role of biomass in strengthening the EU Economy December 03, 2014 – Today the
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The AEBIOM Statistical Report 2014
LAUNCH OF THE AEBIOM STATISTICAL REPORT On November 19th, the European Biomass Association (AEBIOM) launches in partnership with the European
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EU 2030 energy and climate targets
EU 2030 energy and climate targets: The right regulatory framework will lead us way beyond 27% for renewables! Brussels. 24th
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Press Release: EU 2030 energy and climate targets: The right regulatory framework will lead us way beyond 27% for renewables!
Brussels, 24 October 2014. 24/10: Press Release: EU 2030 energy and climate targets: The right regulatory framework will lead us
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Letter of heads of state and government- Fuel switch to renewable heating sources
Brussels, 24 September 2014. Letter of heads of state and government- Fuel switch to renewable heating sources: now is the
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Open letter to Commissioner Oettinger regarding a study on energy costs
Brussels, 07 October 2014. Open letter to Commissioner Oettinger regarding a study on energy costs HERE
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Renewable energy is the right answer to the challenge of European energy security
RENEWABLE ENERGY IS THE RIGHT ANSWER TO THE CHALLENGE OF EUROPEAN ENERGY SECURITY. A MORE AMBITIOUS RES TARGET IS NEEDED
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The EU renewable heating and cooling sector’s reaction to the Energy Security strategy published by the EC
Brussels, 02 June 2014. AEBIOM, EGEC and ESTIF representing the European Renewable Heating and Cooling industry associations of the biomass,
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Renewables for Heating and Cooling and EU Security of Supply Save over 20 billion euro annually in reduced fossil fuel
Brussels, 21 May 2014. AEBIOM, EGEC and ESTIF representing the European Renewable Heating and Cooling industry associations of the biomass,
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Joint Renewables Open Letter on Europe’s energy security to Presidents Barroso and Van Rompuy
Brussels, 13 May 2014. On 15 May 2014, the Energy Ministers will meet informally to discuss Europe’s dependence on fossil
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AEBIOM Bioenergy Conference Press Release
210 representatives of the global bioenergy sector gathered today in Brussels to discuss the future of bioenergy at the 5th
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Press Release: Want a competitive Europe? Embrace renewables
Brussels, 19 March 2014. One day ahead of the European Heads of States and Governments’ discussions on the 2030 climate
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Open letter to EU’s Heads of State and Government on Energy Dependency
Brussels, 19 March 2014. AEBIOM, EGEC and ESTIF representing the biomass, geothermal and solar thermal sectors respectively, address an open
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Open letter to EU’s Heads of State and Government on Energy Dependency
Crisis in Ukraine and energy dependency: investing in renewables for heating and cooling will bring security of supply and more
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Want a competitive Europe? Embrace renewables
Want a competitive Europe? Embrace renewables! Brussels, 19 March 2014 – One day ahead of the European Heads of States
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12/02/14 AEBIOM response to a public consultation on the state aid guidelines
Brussels, 12 February 2014. Read the AEBIOM response to a public consultation on the state aid guidelines.    
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2030 climate and energy policy framework: the Parliament calls for a heat strategy
Brussels, 5 February 2014. Heat Coalition – 2030 climate and energy policy framework: the Parliament calls for a heat strategy
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Heat Coalition – Common Position “No credible 2030 climate and energy policy framework without heating and cooling”
Brussels, 27 January 2013. Heat Coalition – Common Position “No credible 2030 climate and energy policy framework without heating and
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AEBIOM together with CEPF, COPA-COGECA, EIPS, ELO and EUSTAFOR publish a joint statement on cascade use of wood
Brussels, 25 November 2013. AEBIOM together with CEPF, COPA-COGECA, EIPS, ELO and EUSTAFOR publish a joint statement on cascade use
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New report shows biomass delivers significant carbon benefits
New report shows biomass delivers significant carbon benefits Brussels – A report presented today by Bridging with Biomass, a coalition
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AEBIOM Bioenergy Conference Opening
240 representatives of the global bioenergy sector gathered today in Brussels to discuss the sustainable future of bioenergy at the
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Green Paper “A 2030 framework for climate and energy policies”
“The debate must include heating and cooling” urges the Heat Coalition as the Green Paper “A 2030 framework for climate
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AEBIOM and EURELECTRIC call for EU wide binding sustainablity criteria for biomass
AEBIOM and EURELECTRIC call for EU wide binding sustainability criteria for biomass now! Bioenergy, and in particular solid woody biomass,
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AEBIOM and EURELECTRIC call for EU wide binding sustainablity criteria for biomass
Brussels, 13 March 2013. AEBIOM together with EURELECTRIC publish a press release calling for EU wide binding sustainablity criteria for
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AEBIOM, WBA and ABA publish press release on sustainably managed forests and carbon savings
Sustainably managed forests can save at least ten times more CO2 than unmanaged forests WBA, AEBIOM, ABA appeal to policy
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AEBIOM press release on sustainably managed forests and carbon savings
Brussels, 21 February 2013. AEBIOM together with the World Bioenergy Association and Austrian Biomass Association publish a press release on
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Energy Roadmap 2050: neither hot nor cool
Brussels, 6 March 2012. AEBIOM together with ten European heat sector related associations (RES, energy efficiency, etc) publishes a joint statement calling for  an
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AEBIOM press release on CO2 tax and its’ impact on EU budgets
Brussels, 29 November 2011. AEBIOM published a press release supporting the EC efforts to introduce a CO2 tax and urging
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AEBIOM welcomes the EC proposal to revise the Energy Taxation Directive
Brussels, 13 April 2011. AEBIOM welcomes and supports the EC proposal to revise the Directive 2003/96/EC on Energy Taxation. This
Read more.
Why the development of bioenergy is a logical choice even for the panel industry
Brussels, 28 October 2010. The European panel industry has recently expressed their disagreement to support further biomass development. The main concern of
Read more.
Non-binding sustainability criteria: right incentives for sustainable biomass use
Brussels, 15 December 2009. The Consortium of European Biomass Associations (AEBIOM and EUBIA), European Forestry associations (EUSTAFOR, CEPF and NSF)
Read more.
Indirect land use change
This paper was issued as a response to the European Commission’s pre-consultation process on indirect land use change (ILUC). The
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RES directive
In December 2008, AEBIOM has prepared a press release on the RES directive adopted by the European Parliament where it
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Sustainability of all biomass
In the framework of a public consultation, AEBIOM, on 30 September 2008, has submitted its position on biomass sustainability criteria
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Sustainability of biofuels
In the framework of a public consultation, AEBIOM, on 30 September 2008, has submitted its position on biomass sustainability criteria
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