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Preparation of a sustainable bioenergy policy for the period after 2020


Opening date

Target audience

EU and Member States' authorities, energy market participants and their associations, SMEs, energy consumers, NGOs, other relevant stakeholders and Citizens.

Why we are consulting


View the replies to the public consultation, as zipped file.

Stakeholder conference 12 May 2016

View the agenda and presentations of the stakeholder conference of 12 May 2016.

Inception Impact Assessment

Objective of the consultation

The objective of this survey is to consult stakeholders and citizens on an updated EU policy on sustainable bioenergy for the period 2020-2030, as part of the EU renewable energy package foreseen before the end of 2016.

How to submit your contribution

You are invited to submit your response by following this link.

Given possible delays in translating comments submitted in some languages, contributions in English are most welcome, as they will help the Commission to process the survey more swiftly.

Please submit your response by 10 May 2016 at the latest.

Received contributions will be published online.

Please read the specific privacy statement to this consultation for information on how your personal data and contribution will be dealt with.

Non-registered organisation responses will be published separately.

Consultation document

View the consultation document for additional information, as a pdf file.

View the contributions

In the interest of transparency, organisations have been invited to provide the public with relevant information about themselves by registering in the Transparency register and subscribing to its Code of Conduct. If the organisation is not registered, the submission is published separately from the registered organisations.

Protection of personal data

You are encouraged to read the specific privacy statement.

Results of consultation

The results of the consultation are summarized in the Impact Assessment of Bioenergy Sustainability.


Email: SG-D3-BIOENERGYatec [dot] europa [dot] eu (SG-D3-BIOENERGY[at]ec[dot]europa[dot]eu)

Respond to the consultation

The response period for this consultation has ended. Thank you for your input.