Bioenergy Europe

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Bioenergy Europe
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AbbreviationBE
Formation1990, Brussels, Belgium
TypeTrade Association
PurposeRenewable energy, Bioenergy
HeadquartersBrussels, Belgium
Region served
Europe
Members
40 national associations 90 companies (2018)
President
Hannes Tuohiniitty (FI)
Vice-President
Christoph Pfemeter (AT)
Jean-Marc Jossart (BE)
Secretary General
Main organ
Board of Directors, Steering Committee, General Assembly
AffiliationsWBA (World Biomass Association)
Staff
17 (2018)
Website[1]
Formerly called
European Biomass Association (AEBIOM)

Bioenergy Europe (formerly known as AEBIOM) is a European trade association open to national biomass associations and bioenergy companies active in Europe. It was founded in 1990 under the leadership of french senator Michel Souplet [fr] with the aim to promote energy generation from biomass - in all its forms: biopower, bioheat or biofuels for transport. Bioenergy Europe is the umbrella organisation of the European Pellet Council (EPC),[1] and the International Biomass Torrefaction Council (IBTC).[2]

Bioenergy Europe owns two international certifications for wood fuels. ENplus®, certifying wood pellets quality [3] and GoodChips®, aiming at guaranteeing wood chips and hog fuel quality.[4]

Governance[edit]

As a European trade federation, Bioenergy Europe governance is ensured by its members (see list below) and structured around a General Assembly, a Board of Directors and a Core Groups that decide on the strategic orientations and political lines of the organisation based on the advises of Bioenergy Europe's Working Groups and Secretariat.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "European Pellet Council – The voice of the wood pellet sector in Europe". Epc.bioenergyeurope.org. Retrieved 3 February 2019.
  2. ^ "IBTC – International Biomass Torrefaction Council". Ibtc.bioenergyeurope.org. Retrieved 3 February 2019.
  3. ^ "ENplus - Home". Enplus-pellets.eu. Retrieved 3 February 2019.
  4. ^ "GoodChips®- Wood Chip certification · Bioenergy Europe". Bioenergyeurope.org. Retrieved 3 February 2019.
  5. ^ "Governance · Bioenergy Europe". Bioenergyeurope.org. Retrieved 3 February 2019.

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