Bioenergy Europe is a well-established organisation in Brussels.

To be in our membership directory is to be part of an international bioenergy community that brings global visibility to your company, its products and its services.

The development of Bioenergy Europe has followed the growth and evolution of the bioenergy sector along the last 28 years, representing the whole value chain and across all bioenergy technologies.

Want more information on the application process? Read our frequently asked questions (FAQs) below to find out more. Alternatively, if you have got all you need and you are ready to apply simply click the button below. 


  • Emmanuel Kakaras, Former Director of the Centre for Research & Technology Hellas / Chemical Process and Energy Resources Institute (CERTH/CPERI)

    "We consider Bioenergy Europe as the leading EU-wide stakeholder for all biomass and bioenergy issues. Thanks to the membership, we can reach new audiences for our research results, identify new opportunities for international and European collaborations and establish vital links with policy makers."

  • Jaap Kiel, Program Development Manager at ECN

    "As a public entity, we are very happy with Bioenergy Europe and the role its plays in the advocacy landscape for bioenergy. As an applied energy research institute, having access to up to date knowledge – on all aspects of bioenergy - is key to retaining a leading position. Lastly, Bioenery Europe's conferences provide very good opportunities to network and meet the leading bioenergy business players in EU."

  • Domenico Brugnoni, President of AIEL - Associatione Italiana Energie Agroforestali

    "AIEL is deeply convinced of the importance of Bioenergy Europe's work in Brussels. A common voice for the bioenergy sector with the aim to develop a sustainable bioenergy market based on fair business conditions is a key element for all national associations."

  • FAQs

    Am I eligible?

    Bioenergy Europe members are stakeholders involved in all aspects of the bioenergy value chain from more than 33 different countries. Biomass producers and traders, equipment providers, energy producer, boiler and stove manufacturers, R&D actors, service providers, certification bodies, renewable energy producers, advocacy bodies, finance & investment bodies. Bioenergy Europe members can also be members of its networks: the European Pellet Council (EPC) and the International Biomass Torrefaction Council (IBTC).


    Are there membership categories?

    We offer 2 categories of membership: full and associated members. The two types of members have different election and decision rights in the governance of Bioenergy Europe (General Assembly, Steering Committee and Board). Full members elect the President and the Board Directors. Full Member (FM) affiliation is open to all national bioenergy and renewable energy associations. Associated Member (AM) affiliation is open to all organisations which are not eligible to become full member: sectoral associations (pellet, biogas, miscanthus, etc.), companies, research centers, governmental bodies, universities, consultancies, public authorities.


    What are the fees?

    All fees VAT excluded:

    1. Associations

    All national bioenergy, renewable energy, pellet or sectorial associations.

    A2 - All national renewable energy associations (=Full Members).

    A3 - All national pellet associations.

    4 % of total membership fees related to bioenergy

    with a minimum of 1,104 EUR and a maximum of 11,041 EUR


    2. Companies

    All companies willing to support the work of Bioenergy Europe in the bioenergy sector.

    C1 - Companies with a bioenergy turnover < 5 Million €

    1,104 €

    C2 - Companies with a bioenergy turnover < 25 Million €

    2,208 €

    C3 - Companies with a bioenergy turnover < 50 Million €

    4,416 €

    C4 - Companies with a bioenergy turnover < 100 Million €

    8,833 €

    C5 - Companies with a bioenergy turnover > 100 Million €

    17,666 €


    3. Academic and Research Institutions

    All universities and research institutions.

    Flat rate

    1,104 €

    * Displayed fees are VAT excluded.

    ** Starting in 2018, the fees will be indexed based on the Belgian Index, including the minimum and maximum.*** Extra services: Members can initiate a Task Force within Bioenergy Europe. The Bioenergy Europe Secretariat will help you to work out objectives, a work plan and a budget. The fees for this service are flexible depending on the expected budget and number of financing partners.

    1. The annual membership fee of each member will be based on the most recent data available regarding its bioenergy turnover or membership fees.
    2. The membership year runs from January 1st to December 31st of each year.
    3. Membership fees are due annually at the beginning of each membership year and are payable upon presentation of the membership fee invoice.
    4. Membership fees are due in one payment for each membership year and cannot be claimed back in the case of membership termination during the year.
    5. Any application submitted before June 30th of the financial year implies full payment of the membership fees. Any application submitted after the 30th of June of the financial year will imply the payment of 50% of the membership fees.

    What about EPC & IBTC?

    Members of the European Pellet Council (EPC) and of the International Biomass Torrefaction Council (IBTC) are also members of Bioenergy Europe. In order to become a member of IBTC or EPC, your organisation must first apply to become a member of Bioenergy Europe. EPC members are national pellet associations or related organisations; IBTC members are European and international companies developing biomass torrefaction technology, pellet/briquette machine manufacturers, the technical division of utilities, national or sectorial associations, as well as other bodies or groups dedicated to the promotion of the use of torrefied biomass.


    I want to know more. Who should I contact? 

    If you have any question regarding the costs and benefits of becoming a member, or about the projects or files Bioenergy Europe is currently following, contact Francisco Lourenço Matias.


    I'm ready - how do I apply?

    It's easy - just head over to our application form and complete all the relevant fields. Read the full terms and conditions

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