Miscanthus crop© Tim Scrivener
Strong growth in commercial and domestic energy generation from biomass presents good opportunities for growing miscanthus on long-term contracts, growers were told at Cereals last week. Terravesta, a company that processes about 60% of the UK’s 8,000ha of miscanthus into pellets for biomas plants, said it wanted to double that area by 2020 and was signing up growers on 10-year retail price index-linked contracts. Chairman William Cracroft-Eley said biomass demand from large-scale power stations such as Drax, which co-fires biomass […]
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