Growing energy crops

Other biomass crops grown on FCC's restored landfill sites include short-rotation willow coppice and maize which encompasses more than 200 hectares.

Biomass Magazine, May 17, 2013

The city [of Edmonton] is starting a $1-million pilot project this year using the material to grow willow trees near the Ryley landfill, 70 kilometres southeast of Edmonton.

Edmonton Journal, April 13, 2013

The theory is that burning a tonne of forest thinnings or willow will release ... But the real value of powering our lights and our kettles with biomass is ...

Irish Independent, March 7, 2013

A biorefining-focused collaboration between two Denmark universities has created a plan to increase the amount of available biomass in the region through a report titled, “The Ten-Million-Tonne Plan."

Biomass Magazine, July 2, 2012

KITCHEN: We provide willow varieties which are bred for energy crop production and that is the production of woody biomass for various end uses. ...

AgInfo.net, November 18, 2011

Willow tree wood chips can be burned in biomass furnaces for heating buildings.Willow tree wood chips can be burned in biomass furnaces for heating ...

CBC.ca, November 14, 2011

Lewis County has plenty of timberland, as well as a climate suitable to grow willow and other trees that are a good “feed stock” for biomass conversion ...

WatertownDailyTimes.com, October 28, 2011

Renewable Crops -- Biomass crops such as short rotation coppice (SRC) willow and miscanthus have been established at the Loughry Campus. ...

iStockAnalyst, October 25, 2011

The Raks have also developed Double A Willow, a willow biomass operation, growing renewable, carbon-neutral energy. It’s an amazing story. ...

The Observer, October 23, 2011