Submitted by: Energie Steiermark AG in Kooperation mit der Landwirtschaftskammer Steiermark
Implemented country: Austria
Title: Biomass production of short rotation crops
Biomass is a renewable energy source used for thousands of years. Due to the limited area of potential expansion is not fully possible. Therefore, the existing land use in the most efficient way. Short-rotation crops provide an opportunity in a very short time to produce an enormous amount of usable biomass. Through production in short rotation crops have little knowledge exists. Therefore, the attachment is still not widespread. On experimental plots is distributed over 10 years built up the necessary know-how to the breakthrough of this culture and to optimize the yields further. The Styrian Chamber of Agriculture work together with Energie Steiermark new production and utilization technologies.