BIOMASUD PLUS main aspects

Project title:
Developing the sustainable market of residential Mediterranean solid biofuels.

Starting date: 1 January 2016

Duration: 36 months

Budget: 1.971.610,00 €


project biomasudplus


The overall objective of this project is to develop integrated solutions to promote the sustainable market for Mediterranean solid biofuels for residential heating.



  Developing and extending a quality and sustainability certification system.

  Assessing the existing barriers and identifying solutions with emphasis on the sustainability and quality control systems.

› Developing tools and databases with information about sustainable biomass resources to have a global vision and identifying sustainable solid biofuels supply chains.


Specific objetives

›  To extend the BIOmasud certification system to all Mediterranean countries participating.

›  To extend the BIOMASUD quality and sustainability certification system to important and widely used biofuels in the residential sector.

  To improve the BIOMASUD® sustainability requirements.

  To make a quality assessment of the present most important solid biofuels in the markets of the Mediterranean countries.

  To characterize the emissions and efficiencies of commercial biomass boilers and stoves.

  To make an assessment of the present state of the solid biofuels market in the residential sector of the Mediterranean countries.

›  To extend the BIORAISE GIS biomass resources information system to all the Mediterranean participant countries.

›  To promote the use of sustainable conditions for biofuels production and use by means of adequate dissemination.


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