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IEA Bioenergy

IEA - Technology Collaboration Programme Bioenergy

In 2005, the Federal Republic of Germany became signatory to the International Energy Agency's bioenergy agreement, with FNR representing the Federal Ministry of Food and  Agriculture  in the Executive Committee.

Within IEA Bioenergy, Germany is involved in all 11 ongoing tasks dealing with all aspects of biomass and bioenergy.

Ongoing Tasks - Tasks leaders and German team leaders

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 (bis 12/2018)

  • Annette Cowie, University of New England - NSW Department of Primary Industries
  • Dr. Sebastian Rüter, Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institut, Institut für Holzforschung     

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 Biorefining in a future BioEconomy

  • Bert Annevelink, WUR/NL
  • Dr. Heinz Stichnothe, Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institut, Institut für Agrartechnologie

Task 43 Biomass Feedstocks for Energy Markets

  • Mark Brown, USC/AUS
  • Dr. Jörg Schweinle, Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institut, Institut für Internationale Waldwirtschaft und Forstökonomie

Task 44 Flexible bioenergy and system integration

Task 45 Climate and sustainability effects of bioenergy within the broader bioeconomy

Task SPSpecial Projects

Intertask projects


For more information, please visit IEA Bioenergy or contact Birger Kerckow, contact person FNR.



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