Biomass

Russia: Wood Pellet Production Update (External Content)

Wood pellet production in Russia has steadily increased over the past decade, largely driven by exports to Europe where European pellet demand for consumer households and commercial heat and power plants is rising as EU countries increase their use of rene ...

EU-28: Biofuel Mandates in the EU by Member State in 2019 (External Content)

The EU set a 10 percent target for renewable energy use in transport for 2020, and raised the target to 14 percent in 2030, with advanced biofuels counting double to the target. Taking double-counting into account, biofuels accounted for 7.1 percent of ene ...

Brazil: Biofuels Annual (External Content)

The National Biofuels Policy of Brazil, the RenovaBio program, is expected to be implemented in late December 2019. Over forty biofuel plants have requested the certification process. Brazil’s total 2019 ethanol production is estimated at 34.45 billion lit ...

Sustainable harvest: Bioenergy potential from agroforestry and nitrogen-fixing wood crops in Africa (External Content)

As the world’s population grows, the demand for food and fuel also keeps rising. Agroforestry systems, in which naturally fertilising nitrogen-fixing wood crops are planted alongside food crops, offer opportunities to boost fuel and food supplies simultane ...

Biogas opportunities for Australia (External Content)

Biogas is a renewable, reliable and local source of energy. The biogas industry provides an alternative route for waste treatment while contributing to the development of local economies. The Australian biogas industry is emerging. In 2016-17, electricity ...

THE ROLE OF BIOENERGY IN EUROPEAN CITIES (External Content)

In the battle against climate change, cities can play a decisive role. Without a targeted policy for cities to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, climate mitigation policies cannot be successful.This study explains the contributions bioenergy can offer ...

GLOBAL BIOENERGY STATISTICS 2019 (External Content)

The WBA Global Bioenergy Statistics report is one of the flagship publications of World Bioenergy Association. First published in 2014, the annually published report is one of the onlyreports focussing solely on the developments in the bioenergy sector. Th ...

IHA Annual Report 2019-2020 (External Content)

IHA's 2019-2020 Annual Report outlines our contribution to global decision-making on hydropower and renewable energy, and our initiatives to advance sustainability and share best practices across the sector.“Now, more than ever, collaboration and dialogue ...
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 ...

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