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Profile of registrant

European Biomass Association

Identification number in the register: 97810874431-67
Registration date: 28/10/10 19:04:18

The information on this organisation was last modified on 21/10/14 11:00:10
The date of the last annual update was 01/10/14 14:56:26


Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: European Biomass Association
Acronym: AEBIOM
Legal status: aisbl (non-profit international association)
Website address: http://www.aebiom.org

Sections

Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Gustav Melin
Position: President

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Ms  Fanny-Pomme Langue
Position: Policy Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 2 Place Champs du Mars 
Brussels 1050
BELGIUM
Telephone number: (+32) 23184037
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The European Biomass Association is a non profit Brussels based international organisation founded in 1990 whose mission is to develop sustainable bioenergy production and use in the EU (and beyond). AEBIOM brings together 30 national bioenergy associations based in Europe and about 80 companies from all over Europe.
AEBIOM is involved in a number of activities such as lobbying the EU institutions via position papers and responses to the EU consultations, EU projects supported by IEE and FP7 (EUBIONET III, Cross Border Bioenergy, Agriforenergy II, BioAlgaSorb, PellCert, GreenPellets, Qualicert). AEBIOM is also managing the Biomass part of Renewable Heating and Cooling Platform. Under the umbrella of AEBIOM, 12 national pellets associations and AEBIOM has created the European Pellets Council that helps the EU pellets market to implement the European Pellets standard EN 14961-2 by certifying and verifying the pellets producers and traders. AEBIOM also organizes its’ annual European Bioenergy Conference and events within the Sustainable Energy Week and within the European projects. AEBIOM communicates its’ activities and the developments of EU energy policies related to bioenergy sector via AEBIOM newsletter and various articles in the magazines such as Bioenergy International, Forest Bioenergy and Bioenergy Insight. Further details about AEBIOM activities can be found in AEBIOM Annual Report 2012 published on aebiom.org website.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 10
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Nathalie Hemeleers 13/03/14 11/03/15
Fanny-Pomme LANGUE 25/09/14 23/09/15

Activities

Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:


RES directive
National RES plans
Energy Taxation Directive
ILUC
LULUCF
Sustainability
CAP
Energy Efficiency Directive
Energy Performance of Buildings Directive
Ecodesign of Energy Using Products Directive
Co-generation Directive
Emissions Trading Directive and NER 300
SET plan – EIBI

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Transport

Networking

Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.




World Bioenergy Association(www.worldbioenergy.org)
Founding member of European Pellets Council
Secretariat of European Heating and Cooling Platform (Biomass part)
Member of Sustainable Energy Europe Campaign

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 01/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 200000  € - 250000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 50,000 €
Grants: 20,000 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

AEBIOM receives membership fees from both full members (national biomass associations) and associate members (companies, specialized associations) and takes part in EU funded projects

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.