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

20/10/15 | Beyond myth: A glance at new bioenergy figures, Statistical Report 2015

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