Bioenergy is a proud contributor to Europe’s excellence and is a committed champion in emission reduction, sustainable forest management, and air quality improvements while contributing to a green European economy. Bioenergy Europe has published a new brochure with up-to-date information.

Bioenergy is a key pillar of the European economy: 700 000 direct and indirect jobs. It is as many jobs as all other renewable energy sectors combined.

Over 50 000 businesses in Europe operate in the bioenergy field. The annual turnover reaches 57.6 billion euros. In 2018, bioenergy use alone saved around 7% of the overall greenhouse gas emissions in the EU (that is, the average annual emissions of a country like Spain).

Carbon stored in European forests increased by 23% between 1990 and 2020. Bioenergy will make one of the largest contributions to the decarbonization of the heat, electricity, and transport sectors by 2050. Do you agree?

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