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 development of bioenergy in Europe. As the European Parliament and European Council are beginning discussions on this section of the Clean Energy package, to help bring landmarks to the debate, AEBIOM has wrapped up its key points that should be endorsed to ensure the development of … Read More

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 Solar Thermal Association ( ESTIF ), release joint position papers on the Electrification of Heating and Cooling & the Link Between the PEF and Eco-Design/Energy Labeling Regulations:   The Electrification of the Heating and Cooling Sector: Energy consumption in the heating sector, including space heating, … Read More

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 welcomes this initiative of the European Commission, as for years now, the European Biomass Association has been calling for the introduction of a European common sustainability framework for all bioenergy. FIND AEBIOM COMPREHENSIVE ANSWER TO THE PUBLIC CONSULTATION HERE. FIND THE EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF AEBIOM ANSWER TO THE PUBLIC CONSULTATION HERE. In order to bring its contribution to the debate, AEBIOM, along with its members, … Read More

16/02/16 | EU Heating and Cooling Strategy: Industry and local authorities join voices to request structural reforms in revised climate and energy legislation

16 February 2016  – Local authorities in energy transition and the industry associations representing the geothermal, solar thermal, heat pump, biomass, biogas, and district heating and cooling sectors welcome the first ‘EU Strategy on Heating and Coolingʹ unveiled today by the European Commission. Heating and cooling is a cross-cutting element of the Energy Union and needs to be addressed through structural … Read More

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 on Wednesday (10th February).  Read this joint position from the main EU Renewable Energy organisations on how this future regulatory framework can help the EU to regain global leadership in renewable energy.      

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 report was published a few days ago. Entitled “Carbon Impacts of Biomass consumed in EU” this document was the outcome of extensive studies focused on this complex issue. The report was prepared by a consulting consortium of the UK’s Forest … Read More