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Biomass: green energy for Europe

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TitleBiomass: green energy for Europe
CreatorEuropean Commission
DescriptionThis document issued by the European Commission in 2005, defines biomass as any product, by-product or waste stream including agricultural and forest residues, effluents and sewage sludge. It presents background information on biomass and an overview of related technologies, and highlights the opportunities biomass can offer to energy supplies. The paper discuss challenges for the future. In the 25 countries of the European Union (EU), renewable energy sources provided about 6% of total energy requirements in 2002. The target is for the renewable energy share to reach 12% in 2010.
URLhttp://ec.europa.eu/research/energy/pdf/biomass_en.pdf
LanguageEnglish
CountryEUROPEAN UNION
Keywordsbiomass; bioenergy; biofuels; energy resources; Europe
TypeEC-EU resources, Publications
AccessPublic
 
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 Published: April 4 2007 | Last updated: August 26 2011