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  • World Bioenergy Association at the COP19 - 100% renewables coalition

    The Global 100% Renewable Energy Coalition today called at the UN climate summit upon national governments to commit to 100% renewable energy targets and strategies. According to a joint statement from the coalition, “communicating and proving the urgency and feasibility of 100% renewable energy is key to breaking the climate deadlock.” Members of the coalition including World Wind ...

  • ADI Systems Asia Pacific Presents At Bioenergy Association Of New Zealand Conference

    Steve Brewster and Dr. Alžbeta Boušková from ADI Systems Asia Pacific recently delivered papers at the Bioenergy Association of New Zealand (BANZ) conference. The conference, titled “Extraction of Value from Industrial and Municipal Waste,” was held in Auckland on August 14-15, 2014. Since Mr. Brewster and Dr. Boušková are both members of the BANZ Biogas ...


    By ADI Systems

  • World Bioenergy Association (WBA) elects two new vice presidents

    WBA had its annual steering committee meeting, general assembly and board meeting in Nairobi, Kenya on 9th June 2015. During the meeting, Dr Benard Muok, Director of Program, ACTS (African Centre for Technology Studies), Kenya and Dr Tanay Sidki Uyar, Professor, Marmara University, Turkey were elected for one year as new vice presidents of WBA. They join the team of Douglas Bradley (Canada), ...

  • World Bioenergy 2014 – Three Days With the Spotlight on Bioenergy

    World Bioenergy is the leading global meeting place for everyone in the bioenergy sector – a focal point that is so much more than a trade fair. The world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers are present, and this year’s edition of World Bioenergy offers a multitude of interesting conferences, field trips and workshops under the slogan “Taking You from Know How to Show ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Bioenergy 2017 – IrBEA National Bioenergy Conference

    2017 will be a pivotal year for Ireland’s energy policy; the industry expects clarity by then for the roll-out of a Renewable Heat Incentive. We need to move towards clean technologies. Currently, in Ireland,  we have a renewable market share of 8.7%-, with Bioenergy contributing 2% of this. It’s imperative that the Irish Government develops an energy policy that allows for ...

  • A global window on bioenergy

    World Bioenergy is the leading global meeting place for the bioenergy sector, featuring a trade fair, conferences and a wide range of study tours. The event is held every second year and the doors reopen this year on 25-27 May. The world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of bioenergy-related equipment and services are exhibiting at the fair. Visitors from around the world have come to ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Food or fuel? The bioenergy dilemma

    The cost of grain-based staples–such as tortillas in Mexico, beef noodles in western China, and bread in the United States– has increased around the world. There are several reasons why prices have jumped, but there’s one getting a lot of attention: the global rush for bioenergy. Crops can be used as a food or fuel; both are important ecosystem services that nature provides to people. But as ...

  • Nordic Baltic Bioenergy 2017

    Date: 29 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017 Location: Helsinki, FInland Website The Nordic Baltic Bioenergy 2017 conference will be held in Helsinki, Finland, jointly organized by Svebio and Bioenergia Finland. More information to ...

  • Governing the Risks and Opportunities of Bioenergy

    Bioenergy has become an increasingly important topic for governments, businesses, and civil society.  Driven especially by increasing oil prices and concerns about climate change, greater investments are being made in renewable energy, with biological sources (sugarcane, maize, wood, etc.) receiving particular attention due to their numerous claimed advantages. Yet bioenergy also has some ...

  • World Bioenergy Award 2014

    Every World Bioenergy has a certain important winner – the winner of the World Bioenergy Award. The acknowledgment is given to someone who has made a difference in the world of bioenergy and the last day for submission of nominations is 7 March. The winner of the World Bioenergy Award 2012 was Mr. Harry Stokes, USA, for his ...

  • Last day of World Bioenergy is dedicated to sustainable bioenergy trade

    World Bioenergy 2012 launches Sustainable Bioenergy Day - dedicating its last day to the development of a sustainable bioenergy market. Sustainable Bioenergy Day is a unique event, built around the coming global standard on Bioenergy ISO 13065 – Sustainability criteria for bioenergy. The event aims to highlight the various sustainable issues and development possibilities from all continents ...


    By Elmia AB

  • World Bioenergy 2012 dedicates its last day to sustainable bioenergy trade

    World Bioenergy 2012 launches Sustainable Bioenergy Day, dedicating its last day to the development of a sustainable bioenergy market. Sustainable Bioenergy Day is a unique event, built around the coming global standard on Bioenergy ISO 13065 – Sustainability criteria for bioenergy. The event aims to highlight the various sustainable issues and development possibilities from all continents ...


    By Elmia AB

  • World Bioenergy 2010 proved that Jönköping is the global bioenergy capital

    “Jönköping is the world’s bioenergy capital!” The assessment sums up the World Bioenergy trade fair and conference held from 25-27 May 2010, and was made right at the start of the event by Miguel Trossero of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization. In his inaugural speech Sweden’s Minister for Agriculture Eskil Erlandsson emphasised that renewable energy ...


    By Elmia AB

  • World Bioenergy 2010 proved that Jönköping is the global bioenergy capital

    “Jönköping is the world’s bioenergy capital!” The assessment sums up the World Bioenergy trade fair and conference held from 25-27 May 2010, and was made right at the start of the event by Miguel Trossero of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization. In his inaugural speech Sweden’s Minister for Agriculture Eskil Erlandsson ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Winner of World Bioenergy Award 2014

    He is head of the company Addax Bioenergy in Sierra Leone, which on a commercial basis is not only replacing fossil fuels with bioenergy but also increasing the availability of energy, work and food. The prize was presented by HRH Prince Carl Philip of Sweden at the World Bioenergy international conference and trade fair held on 3-5 June at Elmia in Jönköping, Sweden. "With this year's ...

  • The World Bioenergy Award – the greatest acknowledgement for great work in the field of bioenergy

    Every World Bioenergy has a certain important winner – the winner of the World Bioenergy Award. The acknowledgment is given to someone who has made a difference in the world of bioenergy and the last day for submission of nominations is 7 March. The winner of the World Bioenergy Award 2012 was Mr. Harry Stokes, USA, for his revolutionary global work in developing and promoting clean ethanol ...


    By Elmia AB

  • More bioenergy than oil in Sweden

    In 2009, bioenergy passed oil as the biggest energy source in Sweden when measuring final energy use. Bioenergy stood for 31.7 percent of the final energy use, compared to 30.8 percent oil. The numbers are based on preliminary statistics from the Swedish Energy Agency and were presented by Svebio – the Swedish Bioenergy Association. The final ...


    By Elmia AB

  • “Hope, inspiration and progress” at World Bioenergy

    “The overall theme and impression during my morning in Jönköping was one of hope, inspiration and progress. So many different players, from all corners of the world, who are working with very diverse things, from wood chippers to computational models. And all of whom are contributing to a more sustainable long-term future. That gives hope. And inspiration. Many thanks for ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Bioenergy as part of a sustainable energy future

    'The future of the world depends on achieving 100 percent renewable energy,” said Peter Rae, chairman of the International Renewable Energy Alliance (REN-Alliance), speaking recently at the Solar World Congress in Johannesburg, South Africa’s ITWeb reported. The REN-Alliance includes groups representing five crucial renewable energy areas: solar, wind, hydro, geothermal and bioenergy. Rae ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Abengoa World Bioenergy Forum 2015

    During May 20-21, 2015 more than 100 representatives of the biofuel industry and bioenergy experts gathered in Sevilla at the ABENGOA - WORLD BIOENERGY LEADERSHIP FORUM to discuss the future of biofuels – in particular bioethanol. The industry succeeded in the last years in starting cellulosic ethanol production in commercial scale – in Brazil, ...

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