Biotrade2020+ – providing guidelines for the development of an EU Bioenergy Trade Strategy

Recently,  The National Renewable Energy Centre (CENER) has been approved as a member of the  International Biomass Torrefaction Biomass Council (IBTC). CENER is a technology center located in Spain, specialised in applied research and in the development and promotion of renewable energies. CENER collaborated on a project named Biotrade2020+ Project from 2014 to 2016, providing guidelines for the development of a European Bioenergy Trade Strategy: What was the role of CENER in Biotrade2020+ project? Biotrade2020+, … Read More

An insight into Croatian bioenergy – Marina Malogorski

Since 2015, AEBIOM is involved in an innovative EU project called “Sustainable Regional Supply Chains for Woody Bioenergy” (BioRES). This project aims at developing Biomass Logistics and Trade Centres (BLTCs) in three countries, Serbia, Bulgaria and Croatia based on the best case practices already existing in Austria, Germany and Finland. This offers a great opportunity to learn more about the specificity of these developing … Read More

Interview with Des O’Toole (Coillte) on the state of play of bioenergy in Ireland

Last month AEBIOM reached the symbolic threshold of a thousand supporters on its Linkedin Page . In order to thank its most active followers, we decided in return to give to one of them the opportunity to speak about their activities within the bioenergy field. Des O’Toole, Business Development Manager for Coillte, has always been among the most active contributors on social media platforms regarding … Read More

An insight into Bulgarian bioenergy – Nikolay Kakanakov

Since 2015, AEBIOM is involved in an innovative EU project called “Sustainable Regional Supply Chains for Woody Bioenergy” (BioRES). This project aims at developing Biomass Logistics and Trade Centres (BLTCs) in three countries, Serbia, Bulgaria and Croatia based on the best case practices already existing in Austria, Germany and Finland. This offers a great opportunity to learn more about the specificity of these developing … Read More

An insight into Serbian bioenergy – Vojislav Milijic

Since 2015, AEBIOM is involved in an innovative EU project called “Sustainable Regional Supply Chains for Woody Bioenergy” (BioRES). This project aims at developing Biomass Logistics and Trade Centres (BLTCs) in three countries, Serbia, Bulgaria and Croatia based on the best case practices already existing in Austria, Germany and Finland. This offers a great opportunity to learn more about the specificity of these developing … Read More

Are forest fires inevitable? – The “Serra’s Model”

Every summer, forest fires ravage lands across the whole of Europe, attracting, for a short time, the attention of media. However the situation is quite alarming and deserves more constant attention: Each year , over 60.000 forest fires broke in Europe. Worldwide, 350 million hectares are affected which represents a surface equal to 40% of the European territory. In thirty years, the burned areas … Read More

23/03/16 | Bioenergy4Business: a Pioneer Project explained

The international Bioenergy4Business (B4B) project, funded by the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme of the European Union, supports and promotes the partial substitution of fossil fuels used for heating with available bioenergy sources, such as by-products of the wood-based industry, forest biomass, pellets, straw and other agricultural biomass products. This ambitious European project is currently targeting 10 EU countries and Ukraine. … Read More

01/03/16 | Interview to Cristina Calderon, Project Leader for the EU funded project BASIS

AEBIOM – Where did the idea of BASIS project come from? To which concerns does the BASIS project respond, according to you? Cristina Calderon – Bioenergy will play an important role to achieve the 2020 objectives and that’s why national biomass strategies are crucial for Member States to assess their domestic biomass potential and increase the sustainable use of wood. However … Read More