RES-H in Ireland - Can Miscanthus X Giganteus Make a Contribution?

E. Stilwell, O' & A. Read
The security and sustainability of Irish energy supply is at risk, while renewable energy implementation policies have been disproportionally allocated across energy-usage sectors. As one of the most promising biomass sources in the Irish context, miscanthus offers a potential solution. This paper specifically examines the multifaceted issue of renewable heat provision, alongside an assessment of the potential contribution of miscanthus. Socio-economic and environmental benefits as well as an established Irish agricultural sector provide an ideal...