Within the IEA Bioenergy Technology Collaboration ProgrammeTask 32 Biomass Combustion works on further expansion of the use of biomass combustion for heat and power generation. Task 32 puts special emphasis on small scale heating units and medium to large scale CHP plants as well as co-firing biomass with coal in traditional coal-fired boilers. This is done by generating and disseminating information on technical and on non-technical barriers and anticipated solutions.

News and Highlights

The 6th Central European Biomass Conference

The 6th Central European Biomass Conference was a forum for users, enterprises, researchers, developers, policymakers and distributors to share their knowledge in the field of bioenergy. The conference was held from the 22.-24th of January, 2020 in the Messe Congress...

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Report on health aspects of biomass combustion particles

Task 32 publised a report on the health aspects of biomass combustion originated particles. The report assesses the typical quantity and composition of aerosols emitted from biomass fired stoves and boilers, and reviews the results of recent R&D projects in which...

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Recent Events

6th Central European Biomass Conference

The 6th Central European Biomass Conference is a forum for users, enterprises, researchers, developers, policymakers and distributors to share their knowledge in the field of bioenergy. The conference is held from the 22.-24th of January, 2020 in the Messe Congress...

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Latest Publications and Reports

Bioenergy for heat – the Hot Cases

Heat makes up about half of the global final energy usage, while electric power and transportation fuels together make up the other half of the end use. Fossil fuels are today the predominant source for heating (about 80%), However, in many countries there is enough...

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The IEA Bioenergy Technology Collaboration Programme (TCP) is organised under the auspices of the International Energy Agency (IEA) but is functionally and legally autonomous. Views, findings and publications of the IEA Bioenergy TCP do not necessarily represent the views or policies of the IEA Secretariat or its individual member countries.