This project assesses and evaluates the potential of rush and reed canary grass as a potential Biomass

Project Insights

  • €54,816

    Total Project Costs
  • 1 yr

    Project Duration
  • 2015

    Year Funded

Project Description

This project focuses on the cultivation of crops on cutaway peat and to determine the optimum crop establishment methods while also assessing the biomass suitability for a range of RES-H briquettes, composting and AD feedstock. It is phase 1 of a potential three phase project and will also evaluate the commercial viability and scalability of the crop usage in Ireland and determine the carbon impact from cultivation/harvesting/transportation.

Project Details

Total Project Cost: €54,816

Funding Agency: SEAI

Year Funded: 2015

Lead Organisation: Bord na Mona PLC

Partner Organisation(s): N/A

Eamonn Lee

Lead Researcher