Brussels 17.10.17 – In the wake of the release of AEBIOM’s Statistical Report 2017, the European Pellet Council (EPC, an AEBIOM network) in charge of ENplus® management, announced a record year for the wood pellet quality scheme. With over 8,1 million tonnes certified worldwide in 2016 and 9,2 million tonnes anticipated by the end of 2017, ENplus® confirms its leading … Read More
Christiane Egger is the Director of the Regional Energy Agency of Upper Austria. Founded in 1991, the agency runs various projects on energy-related issues with the main mission of promoting renewables and energy efficiency practices. To achieve these objectives, Christiane Egger is leading the CleanTech-Cluster , a regional energy platform established in 2000 that brings together key renewable energy providers … Read More
“ENplus” scheme brings together sector professionals at Holzforschung Austria in Vienna. The recent ENplus auditors’ workshop – the fourth of its kind – held in Vienna this November 29th at the premises of Holzforschung Austria (HFA) brought together several sector professionals to discuss upcoming challenges in pellet quality standards. The aim of such workshops is to facilitate the professional exchange between ENplus auditors to … Read More
EPC organised the pellet sessions of the annual conference of AEBIOM, the European Bioenergy Future conference. Among others, the sessions dedicated to the risk management and the markets update have gathered more than 130 participants and have collected very positive feedbacks. More information…
EPC organised, late October in Tampere (Finland), its annual seminar gathering all the EPC members. This event allowed the members to share on the past and future activities of EPC. Thanks to the fruitful discussions, improvements have been made on the EPC structure and the 2017 priorities have been set.
One of EPC’s core missions is to develop the understanding of the fast growing pellet market at EU level. In 2015, wood pellet consumption in the EU-28 reached 20,3 million tonnes which represented 6% of total solid biomass used in Europe. In contrast with other parts of the world where pellet consumption has stagnated or decreased, pellet consumption increased in the EU-28 … Read More
As for the previous years, EPC was in charge of editing the pellet chapter for the 2016 edition of the AEBIOM statistical report. Thanks to the active collaboration of the partners, EPC collected and processed original data that are really appreciated by the sector professionals. More information…