Forests and energy: 40% of the world’s current renewable energy supply comes from wood


Last Monday was the International Day of Forests, organized this year around the subject “Forests and energy”. Globally, wood provides a greater amount of energy than solar, hydroelectric or wind power generation and the energy content of forests accounts for about 10 times the annual world primary energy consumption. Despite of Spain being the third European […]

Avebiom calls for introducing a tax on CO2 emissions to effectively fight climate change


Javier Díaz, president of the Spanish Association for the Energetic Use of Biomass, Avebiom, has submitted a report to Isabel García Tejerina Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment, in which he proposes to the Government the introduction of a tax on CO2 emissions in Spain” as a more effective general approach to fighting climate […]


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.