The Role of Bioenergy in a WB2/SDG world


Duration: 01/01/2019 – 31/12/2021


The project was led by Göran Berndes, IEA Bioenergy Task 45


This 3-year project started in the first quarter of 2019 and includes four activity areas. Studies are underway, including one on ‘forests as long term C sinks’ which will address the view that forests should remain uncut. The project is expected to be completed in the 4th quarter of 2021


Workshop “Roles of bioenergy in energy system pathways towards a WB2 world” – Berlin, 25 November 2019


Workshop “IEA Bioenergy Task 45 workshop on forests and the climate” – Online, 13-14 May 2020


Workshop “Woody Biomass and Climate workshop” – Online, 15 April 2021


Workshop “Expert workshop: How can biomass supply for bioenergy deliver multiple benefits and contribute to sustainable development goals?” – Online, 15-16 June 2021



Contributions to dissemination on forest based bioenergy

Case studies