First the Plan then the Implementation - Different Ways of Reaching Biomass Targets on the Basis of National Action Plans

M. Herr & A. Lermen
The promotion of bioenergy is a top priority on the political agenda. However, the progress in terms of actual market deployment is still dissatisfactory. Many of the existing market barriers have their origin in insufficient policy frameworks on the national level. Policy initiatives aim at overcoming these barriers, including the European Biomass Action Plan (BAP) and the requirements of Renewable Energy Action Plans both assisting Member States to develop or reassess their bioenergy strategies in...