Fuel treatment of biomass residues in the supply chain for thermal conversion


Links to related IEA Bioenergy sites

IEA Headquarters

The home page for the whole International Energy Agency.

IEA Bioenergy Task Website

Task 32: Biomass Combustion and Co-firing

Task 33: Thermal Gasification of Biomass

Task 34: Pyrolysis of Biomass

Task 36: Integrating Energy Recovery into Solid Waste Management

Task 37: Energy from Biogas

Task 38: Climate Change Effects of Biomass and Bioenergy Systems

Task 39: Commercialising Conventional and Advanced Liquid Biofuels from Biomass

Task 40: Sustainable International Bioenergy Trade – Securing Supply and Demand

Task 42: Biorefining – Sustainable Processing of Biomass into a Spectrum of Marketable Products and Bioenergy

Task 43: Biomass Feedstocks for Energy Markets

Bioenergy Links

Small Giant of Bioenergy provides information on biofuels – as firewood, wood chips, pellets, briquettes – and for example their quality, utilisation, preparation, supply and storage. Also included is information and facts on bio heating (equipment choices, energy values, conversion factors, moisture content, perfect combustion, energy consumption, power demand etc).

Ricardo-AEA, brings together the former Future Energy Solutions (FES) and National Environmental Technology Centre (Netcen) to provide a wide range of complementary skills and expertise to help tackle energy and environmental issues.

The Australian Government Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency includes government policies and actions and resources for community and business sectors.

Bioenergy Feedstock Information Network (BFIN) is a gateway to a wealth of biomass feedstock information resources from the U.S. Department of Energy, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Idaho National Laboratory, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and other research organizations

Bioenergy Network of Excellence is a pan-European partnership pursuing integrated research spanning the entire bioenergy field.”

The CANMET Energy Technology Centre (CETC) is Canada’s leading federal government S&T organization with a mandate to develop and demonstrate energy efficient, alternative and renewable energy technologies and processes

Centre for Biomass Technology is a Danish biomass information network Home Page

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network contains consumer friendly information on the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. It is produced by the U.S. Department of Energy.

The European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI), who produce the PyNE NEWSLETTER which aims to heighten the awareness and opportunities for biomass pyrolysis and related technologies for liquid fuels, electricity and other high added value products.

European Commission Directorate-General for Energy is responsible for developing and implementing European policies for energy.

FPInnovations – FPInnovations is a not-for-profit world leader that specializes in the creation of scientific solutions in support of the Canadian forest sector’s global competitiveness and responds to the priority needs of its industry members and government partners.

The University of Aberdeen’s Institute of Energy Technologies undertakes energy-related research covering a broad spectrum – from characterising reservoirs of oil and gas, through the application of knowledge management in the oil and gas industry to the development of renewable energy technologies such as wave and bio-energy.

National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) is the principal research laboratory for the US Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

NEDO – The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization. A Japanese semigovernmental organization the work of which covers new energy technology.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Home Page.

Pacific Rim Consortium in Energy,Combustion, and the Environment (PARCON) Site based at the University of California, Irvine. Participants in the project are from around the pacific.

The Pyrolysis Network is a global network of active researchers and developers of fast pyrolysis.

Regional Wood Energy Development Programme in Asia

Renewable Energy Association was established in 2001 as the Renewable Power Association to represent British renewable energy producers and promote the use of sustainable energy in the UK.

Other IEA Sites

Bioenergy Australia
Established as government-industry forum to foster and facilitate the development of biomass for energy, liquid fuels, and other value added bio-based products.

The Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDE), is a worldwide, growing consortium of countries that share energy-related scientific and technical information.

The IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D programme studies and evaluates technologies that can reduce greenhouse gas emissions derived from the use of fossil fuels.

IEA Renewable Energy Technology Deployment has a mandate to address cross-cutting issues that influence the deployment of renewable energy and to act as a vehicle to accelerate the market introduction and deployment of renewable energy technologies.

The Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands includes programmes in energy efficiency, renewable energy and biomass.