Biomass accounted for 37% of the renewable energy generated in Andalusia in 2015


Andalusia´s great potential has been highlighted by the Andalusian Cluster of Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency during the First Conference on the Development of Biomass held in this community, where 27,000 installations for thermal use are operating making a total of 1,723 megawatts. This places Andalusia as the national leader in terms of this energy.

Galicia revokes the decree that prevented the installation of biomass plants exceeding 10 MW of power


The Xunta de Galicia has approved the repeal of Decree 149/2008, which regulated the authorization procedure of electric power production facilities from the energy recovery of primary forest biomass in the Autonomous Community of Galicia.


Biomass accounts for 44% of renewable employment in the EU


Some 500,000 people already work in the field of biomass power generation in the EU-28. This is 44% of the employment in renewables, which places biomass as the renewable energy creating more jobs, as taken up by the Statistical Report 2016 prepared by the European Biomass Association (AEBIOM).

Renova presents study for a biomass plant in Teixeiro


The new biomass plant for electricity generation projected by Renova Generación in a pole of the town of Teixeiro, in La Coruña, would have an area of ​​89,909 square meters and a capacity to produce 50 MWe.


28% of the fuel used by the paper industry in 2015 was biomass and biogas


The paper industry argues that it is the leading industrial sector in production and use of renewable energy from biomass. 28% of the fuel used in 2015 (compared to 23% in 2014) was biomass and biogas, according to its 2016 sustainability report, presented this week.

Catalonia´s local government to leverage 600,000 tons of biomass per year from 2020


"Catalonia´s local government strategy to boots forestry and agricultural energy use "through harnessing biomass and its use as thermal energy in homes and industries will mobilize 600,000 tons per year from 2020.