PR – European Commitments on COP 21 will not be reached without bioenergy

According to the latest European Biomass Association’s (AEBIOM) Statistical Report, today bioenergy contributes to 61% of the total share of renewables. Biomass is on the way to become the first European energy source, surpassing coal and has the potential to deliver more. Often overlooked, the heating and cooling sector accounts for half of the EU-28’s energy consumption and is dominated … Read More

AEBIOM confirmed as PEFC International Stakeholder member

PEFC International (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) announced AEBIOM as one of its latest members on the 10th June, 2016 together with CEETTAR, CNVP and WestRock Company. PEFC is the world’s largest forest certification organisation, regulating more than 275 million hectares of forest area in compliance with its sustainable forest management standard. AEBIOM Secretary-General, Jean-Marc Jossart, expressed his … 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

22/02/16| THE EUROPEAN PELLET COUNCIL (AEBIOM network) ELECTS ITS FIRST BOARD

22/02/16: Taking the opportunity of the Progetto Fuoco fair in Verona, the European Pellet Council held its Board of Directors’ elections. As a result Eric Vial, Director of Propellet France, was appointed as EPC’s new President. Right after his election, Mr. Vial claimed that “it is undeniable that pellets have a major role to play in any future energy mix scenario. The European Pellet … Read More

(Save the date) EUROPEAN BIOENERGY FUTURE, 2016 AEBIOM CONFERENCE: “Where Market & Policy Meet”

What: EUROPEAN BIOENERGY FUTURE, 2016 AEBIOM CONFERENCE, “Where Market & Policy Meet” When: 16th (Wed) & 17th (Thu) of November 2016 Where: Central Brussels (venue to be confirmed) The AEBIOM team is pleased to announce the date for its 7th annual conference: European Bioenergy Future, 2016 AEBIOM Conference, to be held in central Brussels on the 16th and 17th of November. … Read More

State of the Energy Union reaffirms Commission’s willingness to lead on the EU’s renewables ambition

18 November 2015 – The European renewable energy industry welcomes the first State of the Energy Union which reiterates the Commission’s commitment to a decarbonised energy system and sets milestones for the future governance of the Energy Union. Renewable energy (for electricity, heating & cooling and transport) is a transversal element of the Energy Union. In particular, the role of renewables … 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