Miscanthus harvesting technologies and computer-assisted cost estimation of biomass production
AbstractThe purpose of the paper was to determine the costs of production of biomass from Miscanthus, for various harvesting technologies. The study includes harvest in the form of chaff and compacted straw, on a 10 ha plantation. The scope of work includes estimated calculations for six different variants, computed with the application “BiOBkalkulator”. The biomass production costs were very diverse and ranged from PLN 80t-1 (PLN 1613ha-1) for the small-scale streamlined harvesting technology, to PLN 258t-1 (PLN 5,158ha-1) for the self-propelled forage harvesting technology, using own machinery (IVa). The costs of harvesting and transporting Miscanthus constitute from approx. 41 to over 80% of the biomass production costs, depending on the variant used.
|Journal series||E3S Web of Conferences, [Environment, energy and earth sciences web of conferences], ISSN 2267-1242, (0 pkt)|
|Publication size in sheets||0.5|
|Conference||XXII International Scientific Conference POLSITA 2019 “Progress of mechanical engineering supported by information technology” , 19-11-2019 - 20-11-2019, Czajowice, Polska|
|License||Journal (articles only); author's original; ; after publication|
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