|Welcome to the website of Task 40, IEA Bioenergy.|
IEA Bioenergy Task 40: Deployment of biobased value chains (in the triennium 2016-2018 known as ‘Sustainable biomass markets and international bioenergy trade to support the biobased economy’), commonly abbreviated Task 40, was established under the International Energy Agency (IEA) Bioenergy Implementing Agreement in December 2003 with the aim of focusing on international bioenergy technology potential, barriers, and trade as well as its wider implications.
New Work Programme started for triennium 2019-2021
New Task and Intertask Projects
IEA Bioenergy Webinar : Biomass Pretreatment Options to Diversify the Resource Base
25 April 2019This webinar presents the results of an IEA Bioenergy intertask project that focused on opportunities for biomass pretreatment.
Click here to view webinar including discussion and questions (please note that you will be redirected to the website IEA Bioenergy).
Download presentation FINAL_Intertask fuel pretreatment
Mon 2 Sep, 2019
Wed 11th Sep, 2019
Tue 17-19 Sep, 2019
Mon 23rd Sep, 2019
New study June 2019:
Margin potential for a long-term sustainable wood pellet supply chain
The future of biomass and bioenergy deployment and trade: a synthesis of 15 years IEA Bioenergy Task 40 on sustainable bioenergy trade
The paper is published as a feature article in a special issue of the Journal Biofuels, Bioproducts & Biorefining (BioPFR), Volume 13, Issue 2 (March 2019)
Socio-economic assessment of the pellets supply chain in the USA