Short rotation Coppice

Why bioenergy crops (already) met expectations?

A brand new study (Nov 27th, 2017) revealed that there is enough consensus for conclusive evidence that perennial bioenergy crops can mitigate climate change emissions with very high savings of CO2 when cultivated on marginal lands.

Biomass storage: 5 methods compared for willow chips

New study compared biomass storage techniques of willow chips in piles during 12 months. Mositure, ashes and calorific value changes are reported.

Reforestation for bioenergy: Brazil-US massive plan

Reforestation used for biomass energy is becoming a major driver to combat climate change and desertification. Brazil and US annouced a new agreement for 12 million ha

Biomass for greenhouse heating

Biomass has always been used for heating systems. But now your greenhouse heating system can have very smart and efficient systems in areas where energy costs are high.

Biomass EU market to increase reforestation in US

Biomass markets in EU are expected to push US reforestation programs for timber and pellets in Southern states, USDA Forest service found.

Biomass in USA in 2030: up to 35% from bioenegy crops

Biomass and energy crops in United States of America are both expected to increase total share of primary energy as reported by IRENA (International Renewable Energy Agency) in its very recent report..

Energy crops can improve EU soil fertility

Recent studies on perennial agriculture to produce biomass for energy have found strong evicence of soil health benefits and carbon sequestration.

Biomass value to increase in next ten years

A survey about biomass vlaue conducted and published by the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences showed promising market perceptions. 

Energy crops: study shows increased biodiversity

Energy crops and in particular short rotation coppice, is being suggested to promote biodiversity while renewable energy is produced.  

Jamaica: biomass and energy crops growing up!

The biomass sector in Jamaica is just in the begginings. Sugarcane  bagasse is the main source and other residues and energy crops are being considered in new projects.