Production Systems of Forest Chips in Finland

K. Kärhä
The Metsäteho study investigated how logging residue chips, stump wood chips, and chips from small­diameter thinning wood and large-sized (rotten) roundwood used by heating and power plants were produced in Finland in 2010. Almost all the major forest chip suppliers in Finland were involved in the study. The total volume of forest chips supplied in 2010 by these suppliers was 9.5 TWh. Research data was collected from March-May, 2011. The majority of the logging residue...