consideration for all projects utilising biomass is what types of feedstock
are compatible with the process under consideration and how likely is it that sufficient
feedstock of the right qualities can be secured. While increasing project scale can reduce
costs per unit output, this can strain local biomass resources. Conversely, very specific feedstocks may be
required to drive high-value extractive operations.
has direct experience in assessing biomass resources at regional, national and international
level to address issues of investor confidence in biomass availability. This takes into account both current and emerging competing uses. NNFCC
can also help to identify sources of biomass, supplies, intermediary agents and
provide information on contracting practices.
There are a wide range of biomass
resources available, derived from virgin, waste and process by-product
resources. Each one has its own
characteristics and technology compatibility issues, which NNFCC can help you
To help business planning, NNFCC also
has access to biomass costs, though to costing and carbon accounting tools that
can help business assess both the economic and sustainability credentials of
proposed business opportunities. NNFCC can appraise the environmental impacts
of individual or competing options using Life Cycle Analysis and other
approaches (see sustainability strategy services).
Through its work in both policy
support and assisting business compliance, NNFCC has a well-developed understanding
of biomass support schemes and sustainability issues and experience in helping biomass
users ensure they meet the required standards, including dealing with novel
resources and in helping to get novel biomass approaches recognised by relevant
can assist in all of these areas to help de-risk decisions, ensuring projects
are structured around well-considered supply chains that can deliver your
Talk to the experts
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