“In the last 30 years the amount of biomass in Spanish forests has doubled and we cannot afford not knowing what to do with it”

How to protect forests and get energy at the same time

Forest engineers demand, on the International Day of Forests, that the biomass that accumulates in the natural environment be used, increasing the risk of fires, to generate new jobs in rural areas and produce energy that reduces our dependence on countries politically unstable.

According to data from the III National Forest Inventory, in Spain 46 million cubic meters of biomass per year could be extracted, but currently between 15 and 19 million cubic meters are used approximately.

El School Technical Engineers Officer Forest and Engineering Graduates Timber transport and the Natural Environment participates in EXPOBIOMASA since its first edition that promotes the sustainable use of biomass for energy purposes.



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