|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 News Volume 32(2) – December 2020
This issue covers the ExCo86 Virtual meeting held on 21-22 October 2020. It also features an article on the ExCo86 workshop ‘Contribution of sustainable biomass and bioenergy in industry transitions towards a circular economy’ by the Technical Coordinator, a Task Focus by Task 44, the Noticeboard, and recent publications and upcoming events.
Publication – “Roles of bioenergy in energy system pathways towards a “well-below-2-degrees-Celsius (WB2)” world”
Report of a workshop held on 25 November 2019 in Berlin, and synthesis of presented studies.
Take a look!
Presentations of the IEA Bioenergy Task 45 Workshop on Forests and the Climate
13-14 May 2020
|Biomass Workshop Series 2020-21
1.Ongoing developments in EU Member States and the role of REDII
2.Biomass supply from in and outside the EU
3.How to ensure that using biomass maintains and protects biodiversity
4.Carbon, forests and climate impacts of woody biomass
5.Social impacts of woody biomass
Recordings can be viewed at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FBW-0Kh3vwQ
IEA Bioenergy Task 40 Webinar
16 June 2020
This webinar introduces the new report- see Publications.
|“Deployment of BECCS/U value chains”
Technological pathways, policy options and business models
More information in the webinar 16 June 2020, see Events.
“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)