Biomass
Biogas for road vehicles: Technology brief 2017 (External Content)

Biogas for road vehicles: Technology brief 2017 (External Content)

Switching to biogas as vehicle fuel can reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the transport sector between 60% and 80% compared to fossil-based fuels like gasoline and diesel.   This brief highlights the technologies available – both established and newly em ...
Cost-competitive renewable power generation: Potential across South East Europe 2017(External Content)

Cost-competitive renewable power generation: Potential across South East Europe 2017(External Content)

Renewable energy has long been used in South East Europe, whether as fuelwood for heating or in the form of hydroelectric power generation. More recently, governments from Slovenia to Ukraine have pledged to shift to renewables to replace ageing fossil-ba ...
Technology Roadmap: How2Guide for Bioenergy (External Content)

Technology Roadmap: How2Guide for Bioenergy (External Content)

Bioenergy is the largest source of renewable energy today, providing heat and electricity, as well as transport fuels. Yet, more so than for other low-carbon energy technologies, the complex and multi-faceted supply chains of bioenergy projects call for c ...
Biofuels for aviation: Technology brief 2017 (External Content)

Biofuels for aviation: Technology brief 2017 (External Content)

Developing and promoting biofuels for aviation will be essential to reduce carbon emissions from commercial aviation. As a first step, some pioneering airports have already incorporated bio-jet fuel into their refuelling systems.   Yet wider bio-jet adopt ...
Bioethanol in Africa: A Case for Technology Transfer and South-South Cooperation (External Content)

Bioethanol in Africa: A Case for Technology Transfer and South-South Cooperation (External Content)

Sustainable biofuels have an important role to play in Africa’s development. Sugarcane bioethanol is currently the most cost-effective commercial biofuel and has the highest energy balance. The bioethanol industry, like sugar production, has matured in te ...
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RENEWABLES 2016 GLOBAL STATUS REPORT (External Content)

The year 2015 was an extraordinary one for renewable energy, with the largest global capacity additions seen to date, although challenges remain, particularly beyond the power sector. The year saw several developments that all have a bearing on renewable ...
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Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2016 (External Content)

The annual Tracking Clean Energy Progress (TCEP) report highlights the development and deployment of key clean energy technologies year on year. An excerpt of the publication Energy Technology Perspectives (ETP), which lays out pathways towards a sustaina ...

Algae Bioenergy Siting, Commercial Deployment and Development Analysis Final Report (External Content)

The technical assistance on algae bioenergy siting, commercial deployment and development analysis (hereafter: the Project), service contract number ENER/C2/2012/421-1, awarded to the Consortium constituted by D’Appolonia (DAPP), SELC – Biologia e geologi ...

Carbon impacts of biomass consumed in the EU (External Content)

This project delivers a quantitative assessment of the greenhouse gas performance of different scenarios of EU bioenergy consumption post-2020. Researchers found that sustainable bioenergy production and use can deliver significant GHG emission reductions ...

Linking Heat and Electricity Systems (External Content)

Co-generation technologies and efficient DHC networks offer significant environmental and energy security benefits, and can serve as flexible tools to bridge electrical and thermal energy systems. Yet despite these advantages, and successful implementatio ...

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