Our latest resources

  • Statistical Report 2022: Bioheat

    This report focuses on the importance of bioenergy for the generation of renewable heat in multiple sectors and highlights its critical importance in meeting these energy needs.

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  • PR: EU Parliament plenary recognises biomass as a key renewable source for our sustainable energy future

    Bioenergy Europe welcomes the adoption of the Renewable Energy Directive (REDIII) revision by the European Parliament. However, the new definition of primary woody biomass still raises some concerns.

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  • Position Paper: The State of the Revision of the Renewable Energy Directive

    If the current review of the Renewable Energy Directive is to be successful in ensuring that biomass is sourced and used sustainably, it will be important to have realistic and workable proposals so that operationalisation of requirements can be guaranteed.

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  • EP ban on primary woody biomass puts 20% of Europe’s RES at risk

    A new proposal from the European Parliament would declare primary woody biomass to be unsustainable, which would heavily impact the supply of bioenergy and remove the sector’s ability to provide sustainable energy, especially renewable heat this winter.

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  • New Video!

    Bioenergy Explained – Bioenergy Sustainability  

    Bioenergy Europe published a new video! It explains how the bioenergy sector complies with strict legislation, guaranteeing biomass is sustainably sourced in a way that maximises CO2 savings. In a first-of-its-kind framework, the bioenergy sustainability criteria set mandatory legal requirements, and defined the tools to ensure sustainable supply and bioenergy development in the European Union.  

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  • New video out!

    Bioenergy Explained - Bioenergy, forests and carbon sinks

    Bioenergy Europe published a new video! It explains where biomass for bioenergy comes from. 
    Bioenergy uses renewable raw materials like forest residues and wood not suited for other sectors as the source for energy production. As part of sustainable forest management, bioenergy, biodiversity an the EU forests' carbon sink all depend on one another and are not competing. 

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Our Networks

  • The international platform for everyone involved in biomass torrefaction and carbonization.

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  • Represents the interests of the wood pellect sector to ensure its sustainable developement.

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Our Certification Schemes

  • The world-leading, transparent and independent certification scheme for wood pellets. From production to delivery, ENplus® guarantees quality and combat fraud along the entire supply chain.

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  • enSURE Compliance with RED II Sustainability Requirements for the Production of Electricity, Heating and Cooling from Biomass.

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