This feasibility study explored the potential a biomass-fired district heating system in Portlaoise using a local supply of wood chip

Project Insights

  • €9,141

    Total Project Costs
  • 1 yr

    Project Duration
  • 2017

    Year Funded

Project Description

This project will provide valuable insights in terms of deploying renewable heat and more specifically district heating, optimising local private forest resources and engaging the public sector. This will constitute an important next step in ascertaining whether a biomass district heating system in Portlaoise is viable.

Project Details

Total Project Cost: €9,141

Funding Agency: SEAI

Year Funded: 2017

Lead Organisation: Laois Farm Forestry Group

Partner Organisation(s): N/A

Eoin Phelan

Lead Researcher