Bioenergy Europe (formerly known as AEBIOM) is the voice of European bioenergy. It aims to develop a sustainable bioenergy market based on fair business conditions. Founded in 1990, Bioenergy Europe is a non-profit, Brussels-based international organisation bringing together more than 40 associations and 90 companies, as well as academia and research institutes from across Europe. Bioenergy Europe works to develop, deepen and disseminate knowledge on the use of biomass for energy from scientific, technological, economic, social, legal and political perspectives relevant at European level whilst supporting any national or international initiative promoting bioenergy.
European Pellet Council (EPC)
The European Pellet Council (EPC) is the voice of the wood pellet sector in Europe. Its members are national pellet associations or related organisations from 18 countries. EPC was founded in 2010 and is a network of Bioenergy Europe. EPC is the platform of the European pellet sector dedicated to solving the issues attached to the transition from a niche product to a major energy commodity ranging from standardisation and certification through to the quality of pellet-using devices amongst others. EPC manages the ENplus® scheme; the world leading wood pellet quality scheme.
International Biomass Torrefaction Council (IBTC)
The International Biomass Torrefaction Council (IBTC) is a Brussels based international platform founded in 2012, which brings together more than 20 companies from all over the world. The IBTC initiative resulted from the joint efforts of major torrefied biomass stakeholders who created the common global platform dedicated to companies with shared interest. IBTC works to develop the use of torrefied biomass for energy worldwide, create favourable market conditions for its members and update them on relevant business initiatives. By creating a business torrefaction network, IBTC aims at facilitating the supply of samples to consumers.