02/03/16 | Open Letter to the European Council and Environment Council supported by 70 companies and business organizations

Brussels, 2 March 2016 Dear President Tusk, Dear Minister Schultz Van Haegen-Maas Geesteranus, The European Union (EU) played a key role in making the Paris Agreement a cornerstone of global commitment to tackle the negative impact that climate change could have on our economies and societies. The EU must now reflect in a coherent way such an ambitious and binding … 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

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

(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