Biocarbon, Biochar, Biocoal… What is the difference between these renewable carbons for the green transition?

Thanks to its sustainable solutions, the SOLER Group offers real alternatives for managing the carbon footprint of many economic sectors, while protecting and developing forest resources.

SOLER’s renewable carbon – produced from the pyrolysis of sustainably sourced low-value wood – is an effective strategy to replace fossil feedstocks in industry, construction sector, and agriculture.

Using its own innovative pyrolysis process, developed, implemented, and operated by the Group, SOLER manufactures very consistent and high-quality products on an industrial scale.

To meet its customers’ needs, the SOLER Group has developed a range of renewable carbon products for a wide variety of applications:

  • Biocarbon: a sustainable substitute for fossil feedstocks | For metallurgy and chemicals
  • Biochar: a permanent carbon sinks with co-benefits | For agriculture, horticulture, and building materials
  • Biocoal: a sustainable substitute for fossil fuels | For hard-to-abate industries

SOLER renewable carbon, in its various forms, is a practical solution for managing carbon and moving away from fossil primary materials, while providing several co-benefits in its various applications… Find out more in the attached Client Info.


What is “renewable carbon”? “Renewable carbon” is a term used to describe charcoal derived from the pyrolysis of low-value wood whose supply chain is sustainable, i.e. meets the biomass sustainability criteria defined by the EU’s Renewable Energy Directive (RED II).



Press contact: Anne-Mette SOLER-MY | Head of Marketing and Communication |