About the Working Group

Created in 2012, following the Commission’s proposal on the Energy Taxation Directive (2003/96/EC) revision, this working group provides the platform that enables our members to thrive within a supportive business environment.  Providing formulating and disseminating topics on Bioenergy Europe’s common positions on EU competitiveness related legislation.

Key topics

  • Carbon pricing
  • Revision of Energy Taxation Directive
  • State Aid Guidelines for Energy and Environment
  • Role of bioenergy in industrial sector
  • Competitiveness of bioenergy (manufacturing and generation)
  • Next Working Group?

    Wednesday 19th May 2021 / 14:00 - 17:00 CEST (online).

    Discussions will include:

    • State aid for environmental protection and energy guidelines
    • Energy taxation and energy poverty;
    • Energy market trends;
    • Clean Industry initiatives of the Commission.
  • Meet the coordinator

    The Working Competitiveness is open to all Bioenergy Europe members and coordinated by Michał DŁUGOSZ.

    Contact:
    dlugosz@bioenergyeurope.org
    +32 2 319 47 84
  • Join the conversation

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Our Networks

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Our Certification Schemes

  • The first international certification scheme for wood chips and hog fuel. A 12-class scheme addressing every profile of producer and end-user, from industrial to domestic use.

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  • The world-leading, transparent and independent certification scheme for wood pellets. From production to delivery, ENplus® guarantees quality and combat fraud along the entire supply chain.

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  • enSURE Compliance with RED II Sustainability Requirements for the Production of Electricity, Heating and Cooling from Biomass.

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