EU Directive on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources

European Union adopted a Directive that establishes a common framework for the promotion of energy from renewable sources. It sets a binding Union target for the overall share of energy from renewable sources in the Union’s gross final consumption of energy in 2030. It also lays down rules on financial support for electricity from renewable …

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New Study: 100% Renewable Energy across Europe is More Cost Effective than the Current Energy System and Leads to Zero Emissions Before 2050

Katowice, Poland – As climate discussions are underway among global leaders at COP24, the annual United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) conference, a new report released Tuesday showcases the feasibility of a European energy transition to 100% renewable sources. The new scientific study shows that the transition to 100% renewable energy will be …

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Miscanthus: A smart solution to fight erosion

The Foyer Bothey, a residence for disabled people in Gembloux (Walloon town located in the Province of Namur, Belgium) will soon equip itself with a biomass boiler, operating with miscanthus. This decision will allow this residence to reduce its its bills between €10.000 to €15.000 and its emissions by 184 tonnes of CO2 per year.

Miscanthus New Zealand says renewable diesel can be competitive with fossil fuels

Miscanthus New Zealand says that small-scale renewable diesel production using 50,000 metric tons dry weight of forestry waste or biomass such as miscanthus could be produced at prices equal to current fossil fuel prices and locked in for 12 months at that price—as long as the rest of the supply chain was also locked into …

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