Possibilities and Challenges of Utilizing Forest Biomass in Regional Level

M. Laihanen, A. Karhunen & T. Ranta
In Finland it is estimated that forest biomass will be the main source of bioenergy when meeting the national target of 38 % renewable from total energy consumption by 2020. Achieving this target means that concrete actions on increasing the use of renewable energy have to take place in regional level. This study introduces a questionnaire study for bringing out concrete possibilities and challenges in forest biomass production, supply and small scale use. This is...