Biorefining in a Circular Economy

Links

Links to related IEA Bioenergy sites

IEA Headquarters

The home page for the whole International Energy Agency.

The home page can be found at IEA Bioenergy Website

IEA Bioenergy Task Website

Task 32: Biomass Combustion and Co-firing

Task 33: Gasification of Biomass and waste

Task 34: Direct Thermochemical Liquefaction

Task 36: Material and Energy valorisation of waste in a Circular Economy

Task 37: Energy from Biogas

Task 38: Climate Change Effects of Biomass and Bioenergy Systems

Task 39: Commercialising Conventional and Advanced Transport Biofuels from Biomass and Other Renewable Feedstocks

Task 40: Deployment of biobased value chains

Task 42: Biorefining in a Circular Economy

Task 43: Sustainable biomass supply integration for bioenergy within the broader bioeconomy

Task 44: Flexible Bioenergy and System Integration 

Task 45: Climate and Sustainability Effects of Bioenergy within the broader Bioeconomy 

ITP: Inter-Task Projects 

SP: Special Projects

Joint EU DG JRC, EU BBI JU and IEA Bioenergy Task42 Survey on BioEconomy developments in different countries

Joint survey on bioeconomy policy developments in different countries. Background, methods used and recommendations for future editions. Report of JRC, BBI JU and IEA Bioenergy Task42.

An interactive map that provides the overview of strategies and other policy initiatives dedicated to the bioeconomy in EU Member States.

 

Bioenergy and Biorefinery Links

The Australian Government Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency includes government policies and actions and resources for community and business sectors.

The Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) is a Public-Private Partnership between the EU and the Bio-based Industries Consortium. Operating under Horizon 2020, this EU body is driven by the Vision and Strategic Innovation and Research Agenda (SIRA) developed by the industry.

Bioenergy Network of Excellence is a pan-European partnership pursuing integrated research spanning the entire bioenergy field.

Biomass Feedstocks is a gateway to a wealth of biomass feedstock information resources from the U.S. Department of Energy, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Idaho National Laboratory, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and other research organizations

The CANMET Energy Technology Centre (CETC) is Canada’s leading federal government S&T organization with a mandate to develop and demonstrate energy efficient, alternative and renewable energy technologies and processes

Centre for Biomass Technology is a Danish biomass information network Home Page

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network contains consumer friendly information on the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. It is produced by the U.S. Department of Energy.

The European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI), who produce the PyNE NEWSLETTER which aims to heighten the awareness and opportunities for biomass pyrolysis and related technologies for liquid fuels, electricity and other high added value products.

European Commission Directorate-General for Energy is responsible for developing and implementing European policies for energy.

FPInnovations – FPInnovations is a not-for-profit world leader that specializes in the creation of scientific solutions in support of the Canadian forest sector’s global competitiveness and responds to the priority needs of its industry members and government partners.

The University of Aberdeen’s Institute of Energy Technologies undertakes energy-related research covering a broad spectrum – from characterising reservoirs of oil and gas, through the application of knowledge management in the oil and gas industry to the development of renewable energy technologies such as wave and bio-energy.

National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) is the principal research laboratory for the US Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

NEDO – The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization. A Japanese semigovernmental organization the work of which covers new energy technology.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Home Page.

Pacific Rim Consortium in Energy,Combustion, and the Environment (PARCON) Site based at the University of California, Irvine. Participants in the project are from around the pacific.

Regional Wood Energy Development Programme in Asia

Renewable Energy Association was established in 2001 as the Renewable Power Association to represent British renewable energy producers and promote the use of sustainable energy in the UK.

Ricardo-AEA, brings together the former Future Energy Solutions (FES) and National Environmental Technology Centre (Netcen) to provide a wide range of complementary skills and expertise to help tackle energy and environmental issues.

Small Giant of Bioenergy provides information on biofuels – as firewood, wood chips, pellets, briquettes – and for example their quality, utilisation, preparation, supply and storage. Also included is information and facts on bio heating (equipment choices, energy values, conversion factors, moisture content, perfect combustion, energy consumption, power demand etc).

Other IEA Sites

Bioenergy Australia
Established as government-industry forum to foster and facilitate the development of biomass for energy, liquid fuels, and other value added bio-based products.

The Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDE), is a worldwide, growing consortium of countries that share energy-related scientific and technical information.

The IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D programme studies and evaluates technologies that can reduce greenhouse gas emissions derived from the use of fossil fuels.

IEA Renewable Energy Technology Deployment has a mandate to address cross-cutting issues that influence the deployment of renewable energy and to act as a vehicle to accelerate the market introduction and deployment of renewable energy technologies.

The Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands includes programmes in energy efficiency, renewable energy and biomass.

Organisations

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

EC DG JRC

European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) Bioenergy

European Technology and Innovation Platform (ETIP) Bioenergy

International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

The Bioeconomy Consultants NNFCC