Economics of forest biomass raise hurdles for rural development

Source: https://greenlivingguy.com/2017/02/12/economics-of-forest-biomass-raise-hurdles-for-rural-development/

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The use of residual forest biomass for rural development faces significant economic hurdles that make it unlikely to be a source of jobs in the near future, according to an analysis by economists at Oregon State University. In a model of the forest industry, researchers in the College of Forestry combined an evaluation of costs for collecting, transporting and processing biomass with the potential locations of regional processing facilities… Read More

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