Biomass Mobilisation for Industrial-Scale Bioenergy Plants - Practical Approach for Establishing Real Biomass Supply Pathways in Austria

R. Ehrig, M. Wörgetter, C. Kristöfel, N. Ludwiczek, C. Pointner & C. Strasser
Biomass plays a major role in the achievement of the EU 20-20-20 targets for renewable energy. In order to reach these targets huge amounts of solid biomass, especially forestal biomass, have to be mobilised. The sourcing of these immense additionally needed biomass amounts will substantially influence the entire biomass based market. For bioenergy plant operators, raw material and logistics are major cost components. Industry needs appropriate quality standards for biomass resources, just-in-time and long-term supply...