About the Working Group

Bioenergy Europe believes that sustainability is a major factor in the development of the bioenergy sector in Europe. Through the WG Sustainability, Bioenergy Europe has formulated inclusive positions advocating in favour of a harmonised EU sustainability policy for solid biomass for heating and electricity production.

Key topics

  • Renewable Energy Directive Review
  • Transposition of sustainability criteria
  • Review of EU Climate and Energy framework in light of EU Green Deal
  • Next Working Group?

    Thursday, 14th October, 14:00-17:00 CEST.

    WG Sustainability will occur jointly with WG Biopower & CHP and include discussions of:

    • State of implementation of REDII Directive
    • New sustainability Criteria in REDIII, Bioenergy Europe's Position
    • Possible impact of REDIII provisions on power on installations
    • LULUCF
    • Sustainable Finance Taxonomy
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  • Meet the coordinator

    This working group is open to all Bioenergy Europe members and coordinated by Giulia CANCIAN.



  • Join the conversation

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Our Networks

  • The international platform for everyone involved in biomass torrefaction and carbonization.

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  • Represents the interests of the wood pellect sector to ensure its sustainable developement.

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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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