Biorefining in a Circular Economy

Bio-Based Chemicals: A 2020 Update


Reports & Papers

Since the first issue of the IEA Bioenergy Task 42 report on bio-based chemicals in 2011, the importance of a circular economy has become evident. In the transition to a circular economy, chemicals and materials produced from biomass will play a key role. This update of the 2011 report addresses the main biobased chemicals that could potentially be co-produced with secondary energy carriers in integrated biorefinery facilities.

De Jong et al – 2020 – Bio-Based Chemicals: A 2020 Update