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NNFCC Crop Factsheet: Miscanthus

This factsheet provides an overview of the use of Miscanthus as a source of energy.

Author L Hopwood, NNFCC
Published 03 Nov 2010
Industry Feedstocks Bioenergy
Download   NNFCC Crop Factsheet: Miscanthus (PDF, 171 kB)
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Summary

Miscanthus has been grown in the UK for a number of years as an energy crop. The harvested material can currently be used to generate heat and power and in the future may be used as a feedstock for advanced biofuels.

Information on growing, harvesting and storing Miscanthus in the UK and its uses as a non-food crop (prices updated February 2010, contractors updated November 2010).

More information, please contact:

Lucy Hopwood
Lead Consultant – Bioenergy & Anaerobic Digestion
Tel:+44 (0)1904 435182 l.hopwood@nnfcc.co.uk

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