Energy Wood Resources Availability and Delivery Cost in Northwest Russia

T. Karjalainen & Y. Gerasimov
By-products from wood harvesting and mechanical wood processing were considered as sources for energy production based on recent actual harvesting, sawmill and plywood production in Northwest Russia and was estimated at 30.7 million m3. Nearly 30.5 million m3 of the energy wood could be transported, and the rest of the energy wood was inaccessible due to lack of road infrastructure in the Republic of Komi and the Arkhangelsk region. About 70% of the energy wood...