What is #noWildElectrification? #noWildElectrification is a campaign aiming at raising the attention of policy makers on the dangers of a wild electrification of the heating and cooling (H&C) sector. The urgency to tackle the decarbonisation of the H&C sector, that represents 50% of our final energy consumption, is now acknowledged by all. A variety of technologies and fuels will … Read More

Joint position papers on the Electrification of Heating and Cooling & the Primary Energy Factor

Brussels, 08.05.17 – The European Biomass Association ( AEBIOM ), the European Geothermal Association ( EGEC ) and the European Solar Thermal Association ( ESTIF ), release joint position papers on the Electrification of Heating and Cooling & the Link Between the PEF and Eco-Design/Energy Labeling Regulations:   The Electrification of the Heating and Cooling Sector: Energy consumption in the heating sector, including space heating, … Read More

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

An insight into Serbian bioenergy – Vojislav Milijic

Since 2015, AEBIOM is involved in an innovative EU project called “Sustainable Regional Supply Chains for Woody Bioenergy” (BioRES). This project aims at developing Biomass Logistics and Trade Centres (BLTCs) in three countries, Serbia, Bulgaria and Croatia based on the best case practices already existing in Austria, Germany and Finland. This offers a great opportunity to learn more about the specificity of these developing … Read More

23/03/16 | Bioenergy4Business: a Pioneer Project explained

The international Bioenergy4Business (B4B) project, funded by the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme of the European Union, supports and promotes the partial substitution of fossil fuels used for heating with available bioenergy sources, such as by-products of the wood-based industry, forest biomass, pellets, straw and other agricultural biomass products. This ambitious European project is currently targeting 10 EU countries and Ukraine. … Read More