About the Working Group

Created in 2012, following the Commission’s proposal on the Energy Taxation Directive (2003/96/EC) revision, this working group provides the platform that enables our members to thrive within a supportive business environment.  Providing formulating and disseminating topics on Bioenergy Europe’s common positions on EU competitiveness related legislation.

Key topics

  • Carbon pricing
  • Revision of Energy Taxation Directive
  • State Aid Guidelines for Energy and Environment
  • Role of bioenergy in industrial sector
  • Competitiveness of bioenergy (manufacturing and generation)
  • Meet the coordinator

    The Working Group Competitiveness is open to all Bioenergy Europe members and coordinated by Ennio Prizzi.

    + 32 2 318 47 38

  • Meet the chairman

    The Working Group Competitiveness is chaired by Jan Habart, Chaiman of the CZ Biom (Czech Biomass Association).

  • Join the conversation

    At Bioenergy Europe we are committed to providing our members with the latest information from within the bioenergy sector. From working groups through to workshops, we have created an array of benefits that will enable our members to be at the forefront of sector developments.

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Our Networks

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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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