Availability of Local Biomass for Production of Electricity and Heat in The Netherlands in 2020

J. Koppejan, W. Elbersen, M. Meeusen & P. Bindraban
A detailed study was conducted to estimate how much biomass could be sourced from the Netherlands for economic production of electricity and heat by 2020. For this purpose all primary biomass sources (directly from the field) and relevant secondary (processing residues) and tertiary (waste) biomass sources in the Netherlands were identified and estimated. For each of the identified biomass types availability was assessed for the year 2020 under 4 scenario’s, taking into account limiting factors...