Timber biomass in agriculture: Modern combustion processes increase efficiency

Farmers who grow wood to burn in their own heating systems achieve a high added value – one hectare of woodland can produce energy equivalent to about 5,000 litres of heating oil year-after-year. In addition, when modern wood/gas cogeneration plants are used, the use of woodchip or pellets becomes even more efficient thanks to the ability to generate electricity and heat at the same time
calendar icon 11 July 2018
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Emily Houghton

Editor, The Pig Site

Emily Houghton is a Zoology graduate from Cardiff University and was the editor of The Pig Site from October 2017 to May 2020. Emily has worked in livestock husbandry, and has written, conducted and assisted with research projects regarding the synthesis of welfare and productivity of free-range food species.

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