Ambitious government targets to increase the security of energy supply and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will drive growth in the bioenergy, energy-from-waste, energy systems and bioproducts sectors over the next ten years.
According to the Committee on Climate Change, bioenergy alone could provide up to 15% of UK energy demand in a low carbon economy by 2050. It is now the largest contributing renewable technology in the UK, providing 7.4% of primary energy supply.
Business opportunities – industry partnerships
The growth of these sectors is forecast to generate a wealth of opportunities in the UK including design, construction, new business technologies and supply chain.
Organisations of any size and industry sector can benefit from being involved.
The European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI) at Aston University is leading in the challenge to share knowledge and support collaboration with companies in across the UK, Europe and beyond.
EBRI provides practical bioenergy and energy systems solutions for businesses to explore the growing Energy-from-Waste (EfW) and bioproducts markets and the opportunities they offer. It offers specialist support, cutting-edge technologies and bespoke events, including the highly acclaimed EBRI ‘Value from Waste’ Master Class.
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FAQs for businesses
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We are looking for industry partnerships with:
- Local authorities
- Regional organisations
- Energy and Waste Management companies
- Businesses and organisations interested in adopting bioenergy, energy-from-waste and energy systems
- Companies interested in developing bioproducts
- Investors looking for a green and ethical investment opportunity
- Academic Institutes and businesses interested in research collaborations in this field