A Biorefinery Fact Sheet for the Sustainability Assessment of Energy Driven Biorefineries - Efforts of IEA Bioenergy Task 42 "Biorefining"

G. Jungmeier, H. Stichnothe, I. De Bari, H. Joergensen, R. Van Ree, E. De Jong, M. Wellisch, P. Walsh, G. Garnier & M. Klembara
IEA Bioenergy Task 42 „Biorefining“ has the following definition on biorefinery: “Biorefining is the sustainable processing of biomass into a spectrum of bio-based products (food, feed, chemicals, materials) and bioenergy (biofuels, power and/or heat)”. Currently many different and various biorefinery concepts are developed and are already implemented. Based on the activities of the 12 participating countries (A, AUS, CA, DK, FR, G, I, IR, J, K, NL, US) the task identifies and assesses the current...