State of the art in sustainable biomass recovery technology/supply chain in forest operations

Date Feb 2016


This report provides an overview of most efficient biomass harvesting technologies and supply chains applied in North America, Europe and Oceania. The productivity and cost of selected efficient technologies have been presented for each country with a brief description about source of the biomass and working method. Expert’s opinions on the most successful biomass operations have been also stated briefly for each country. The main conclusions from various international studies have been provided at the end of the report in addition to future requirements for research and development in biomass harvesting operations. Provided information in this report can be useful guide to the industry and academic users.