Biomass Resources and Bioenergy Developments in Norway: Present Status and Perspectives Compared to other Nordic Countries

N. Scarlat & J.F. Dallemand
The paper reviews the bioenergy market and frame conditions in Norway for bioenergy through a comparison with Denmark, Finland and Sweden, which have a leading role in bioenergy production. The contribution of renewable energy in Norway is among the highest in Europe. However, bioenergy has a much lower contribution in energy supply. Various support schemes for bioenergy proved to be successful for promoting bioenergy production in the Nordic Countries. As the experience from the other...