How to Organize Initiatives for a Resource Efficient Use of Locally Available Biomass Waste and Residue Streams

L. Pelkmans, N. Devriendt, R. Guisson, J. Venselaar, N. Marquez-Luzardo, M. Van Dael, S. Van Passel, J. Broeze, E. Annevelink, P. Reumerman & K. Coppoolse
Using biomass waste and residue streams for energy and biobased products gives evident advantages and –at least in theory­ seems like a straightforward business case. But there is still a bridge to cross between theory and practise. So how to make it happen in reality? Dutch and Belgian knowledge institutes are cooperating since 2010 for the development of regional Biomass Conversion Parks. When initiating biomass conversion parks, next to the techno­economic analysis to achieve optimal...