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, will play a crucial role in meeting the EU’s 2020 renewable energy targets and mitigating climate change. This renewable energy source can provide reliable and base-load supply to meet EU energy needs. In order to realise the potential of biomass, … 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 the panel industry is the competition for the same source – wood and/or its residues. The European Biomass Association (AEBIOM) provides its position on this topic and reaffirms the essential role of bioenergy in the EU energy sector, the development … 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 European Commission as required by the RES directive (2009/28) and Fuel Quality directive (2009/30) has to prepare a report reviewing the impacts on GHG emissions of indirect land use change in relation to biofuels and bioliquids and make proposals on … Read More