Links to related IEA Bioenergy sites

IEA Headquarters

The International Energy Agency is an autonomous organisation which works to ensure reliable, affordable and clean energy for its 29 member countries and beyond.

IEA Bioenergy Task Website

Task 32: Biomass Combustion and Co-firing

Task 33: Gasification of Biomass and Waste

Task 34: Direct Thermochemical Liquefaction

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 biomass markets and international bioenergy trade to support the biobased economy

Task 42: Biorefineries in a future BioEconomy

Task 43: Biomass Feedstocks for Energy Markets

OTHER IEA Technology Collaboration Programmes

The Advanced Motor Fuels (AMF) TCP provides an international platform for co-operation to promote cleaner and more energy efficient fuels and vehicle technologies.

The mandate the IEA Renewable Energy Technology Deployment (IEA-RETD) TCP is 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.


Bioenergy Australia as the lead forum in Australia for biomass, bioenergy and related bio-products, promotes an awareness and understanding of biomass as a sustainable resource across the supply and value chains.

Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY is the Canadian leader in clean energy research and technology development.

The European Commission Directorate-General for Energy focuses on developing and implementing the EU’s energy policy – secure, sustainable, and competitive energy for Europe.

Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation (NEDO) actively undertakes the development of new energy (including biomass and waste) and energy conservation technologies, verification of technical results, and introduction and dissemination of new technologies (e.g., support for introduction).

The US Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) accelerates development and facilitates deployment of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies and market-based solutions that strengthen U.S. energy security, environmental quality, and economic vitality.


Centre for Biomass Technology is a Danish biomass information network to promote the utilization of wood, straw and other biofuels for energy purposes as alternatives to traditional fuels such as coal, oil and natural gas.

ManagEnergy is a technical support initiative of the Intelligent Energy – Europe (IEE) programme of the European Commission which aims to assist actors from the public sector and their advisers working on energy efficiency and renewable energy at the local and regional level.

Small Giant of Bioenergy provides information on solid biofuels – for example their quality, utilisation, preparation, supply and storage and information and facts on bio heating.

The Regional Wood Energy Development Programme in Asia (RWEDP) promotes the integration of wood energy in the planning and implementation of national energy and forestry programs.

The Renewable Energy Association (REA) was established in 2001 as a not-for-profit trade association, representing British renewable energy producers and promoting the use of renewable energy in the UK.

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