EU 2030 energy and climate targets: The right regulatory framework will lead us way beyond 27% for renewables! Brussels. 24th October 2014. The European Council has set a binding 40% GHG emissions reduction target, a minimum 27% for renewables – only binding at EU-level- and an indicative 27% for energy efficiency. These targets fall short of the needs of Europeans. … Read More
RENEWABLE ENERGY IS THE RIGHT ANSWER TO THE CHALLENGE OF EUROPEAN ENERGY SECURITY. A MORE AMBITIOUS RES TARGET IS NEEDED FOR 2030! Brussels, 22 September 2014 – The EU renewable industry is calling on EU policy makers to show more ambition for renewables in the future EU climate and energy policy and in the action plan to tackle the energy … Read More
210 representatives of the global bioenergy sector gathered today in Brussels to discuss the future of bioenergy at the 5th AEBIOM Bioenergy Conference, major event to address the opportunities and challenges of biomass developments in Europe.
Want a competitive Europe? Embrace renewables! Brussels, 19 March 2014 – One day ahead of the European Heads of States and Governments’ discussions on the 2030 climate and energy framework proposals, the European renewable energy associationsjointly call on EU leadersto fully grasp the long-term benefits of an ambitious nationally binding EU renewable energy target.
New report shows biomass delivers significant carbon benefits Brussels – A report presented today by Bridging with Biomass, a coalition of North American and European wood pellet producers, shows that the use of solid biomass for power generation achieves significant carbon savings.
240 representatives of the global bioenergy sector gathered today in Brussels to discuss the sustainable future of bioenergy at the 4th AEBIOM Bioenergy Conference. This conference is a major event to address the opportunities and challenges of biomass developments in Europe.
“The debate must include heating and cooling” urges the Heat Coalition as the Green Paper “A 2030 framework for climate and energy policies” is published today According to the Heat Coalition, a platform gathering 11 European associations with a stake in the heating and cooling sector, the forthcoming climate and energy policy framework must adequately address the future role of … Read More
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
Sustainably managed forests can save at least ten times more CO2 than unmanaged forests WBA, AEBIOM, ABA appeal to policy makers to take scientific results into account when establishing harmonised EU sustainability criteria and future bioenergy policy.