Success Stories

It’s not always easy to understand where the EU stands in terms of renewables. This is particularly true when considering the case of bioenergy: who knew that biomass is the first European energy source generated on the continent, surpassing coal, or that according to Bioenergy Europe’s calculations, currently makes about 57% of the total share of clean energy produced in Europe?

Read more surprising facts and stories of how bioenergy is implemented to provide energy in different countries of the EU.

This year’s motto will be From farm to forest – using sustainable bioenergy to guarantee energy security.

The date behind each flag indicates the country’s national bioenergy day, and the day from which on the country could supply all its energy for the rest of the year from bioenergy.

8 August: Estonia


8 August: Latvia


12 August: Finland


12 August: Sweden


8 September: Denmark

27 September: Lithuania


16 October: Austria


19 October: Croatia

24 October: Bulgaria

Local Cooperation in Rural Romania to Increase Biomass Market Uptake

27 October: Romania

Biomass is at home in Czechia

28 October: Czechia

31 October: Hungary

2 November: Portugal

Using Sustainable Bioenergy to Guarantee Energy Security

8 November: European Bioenergy Day


08 November: Slovenia


11 November: Slovakia

Straw Briquettes for Energy Independence in Poland

16 November: Poland

17 November: Germany

21 November: France

23 November: Italy

29 November: Belgium


29 November: Spain

1 December: Greece

2 December: Luxembourg


4 December: Cyprus

9 December: Netherlands

13 December: Ireland

 16 December: Malta

Here you’ll find the 2020 Success Stories!

About the campaign

The campaign is powered by Bioenergy Europe and relayed across Europe by both national and international partners supporting the belief that bioenergy is more than a renewable energy source, it is also a reliable path that will lead Europe to achieve its renewable energy transition in the shortest span of time.