Document / search engine: Regional case studies for biomass and bioenergy production – Case Study Romania: Company Forest and Biomass Romania SRL
Framework project: Building a Green Energy and Logistics Belt
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Website link: http://www.interreg-danube.eu/uploads/media/approved_project_public/0001/22/222c785d743735fc79f85d0f1014d50727c855b8.pdf
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The company chosen for the Romanian case study is Forest and Biomass Romania SRL, founded
in 2008. The company invested over 15 Mio. Euros in purchasing and managing agricultural and
Currently, the company carries out activities as follows:
• An agricultural farm with 4,200 ha of arable land, of which 270 ha are cultivated with a poplar
plantation (6-year rotation circle).
• 5,000 ha forest area, from which about 20,000 m³ of wood are harvested annually.
The company has conducted feasibility studies for the use of agricultural and forest biomass for
the supply of thermal energy in the residential sector, small-scale investments in cogeneration
plants linked with residential heating systems, in order to use biomass resources from its own
The company is located in the West of Romania, in Timis County (Figure 2). The land being
managed by the company is located within the Foeni and Giulmaz localities, close to the Serbian
border at a distance of about 100 km from the nearest ports on the Danube.
Countries/regions described/represented: Romania