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
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.
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
October 20, 2015 – On the eve of COP21 negotiations, discussions on concrete options to mitigate climate change are a priority. In this regard, the European Biomass Association (AEBIOM) publicly releases its annual Statistical Report on October 20 th , with MEPs Miapetra Kumpula ‐ Natri (S&D, FI) and Benedek Jávor (Greens/EFA, HU) hosting. Statistics confirm that, beyond myth, bioenergy … Read More
14/09: The European renewables industry welcomes the European Commission’s February 2015 Energy Union package. The letter lays out essential building blocks for a governance system to deliver the 2030 renewable energy target cost-effectively. Download HERE .