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Economic benefits of energy willow

Profitability and economic effectiveness of renewable energy sources depend on a number of economic parameters. Economic effectiveness of energy willow growing is one of the highest due to biological and technological benefits of new energy willow varieties. The economic benefits of energy willow plantations include:

  • Lowest cost of land resources required for plantation
  • Minimal agro-technological costs (minimal cultivation and agrochemicals use)
  • High energy capacity of harvested biomass
  • Efficient logistics “from field to heat”
  • Positive general effect on the regional economics
  • Economic incentives (Feed-in  tariffs, Kyoto Protocol, etc.)

Besides, energy willow growing can be an excellent diversification for agricultural companies. Especially, considering the ecological benefits of energy willow which may additionally help to optimized some of the technological processes in agricultural field production

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