|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.
IEA Bioenergy Task 40 Webinar
16 June 2020
This webinar introduces the new report- see Publications.
Take a look!
Presentations of the IEA Bioenergy Task 45 Workshop on Forests and the Climate
13-14 May 2020
28/29 November 2019, Leipzig, Germany
The second physical meeting of the task members was held in Leipzig at the DBFZ.
Mo 6 – 9 July 2020
New publication June 2020
Technological pathways, policy options and business models
The report highlights and discusses the key technological, economical and political factors that need to be taken into account to take BECCS/U from theoretical concept to on-the-ground deployment.
More information in the webinar 16 June 2020, see News.
“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)