Document / search engine: Strategic case study Assessment of biomass production potential from short rotation crops (SRC) on unused agricultural land for use in biomass power plants in Croatia
Framework project: Delivery of sustainable supply of non-food biomass to support a “resource-efficient” Bioeconomy in Europe
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Website link: https://www.s2biom.eu/images/Publications/S2biom---T932---SCS-Croatia---report.pdf
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The goal of this study was to assess the potential for energy production from biomass produced from SRC in Croatia. As a part of the EU, Croatia strives to increase the share of renewables in overall energy production by using and developing technologies for exploiting various renewable energy sources such as the Sun, wind, or biomass. Cultivating energy crops has multiple advantages such as: good biomass yield, increasing biodiversity, temporary animal habitat, regeneration of contaminated soil, and filtration of wastewater which was discussed in previous chapters. At the same time, Croatia has large areas of agricultural land that are not being cultivated at the moment, which is considered as unused potential. Also, the current economic situation in Croatia is not very good hence every option that could help create jobs and improve the economic situation should be considered.
Countries/regions described/represented: Croatia