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Crop Information

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Miscanthus species
Are perennial, rhizomatous grasses, originating from Asia.

Willow SRC (short rotation coppice)
Is the most commonly grown energy crop.

Reed Canary Grass
This species is a robust coarse perennial, widely distributed across temperate regions of Europe, Asia and North America

Switchgrass
Is a summer perennial grass that is native to North America.

Latest News

BioReGen Project progresses "over the hump"

Feb
2

BioReGen interim reports published

BioReGen Firing Tests begin at Eccleshall

April
23

Burn baby burn – Test firing begins!

Roll-out of BioReGen results begins

May
26

BioReGen presents results to European Rejuvenate Project partners

BioReGen: /bio-re-gen/
BioReGen is short for "Biomass, Remediation reGeneration: Re-using brownfield sites for renewable energy crops". It is a 4-5 year project funded by the Life III Environment Programme to investigate whether brownfield sites can be used to grow plants for fuel (energy crops).

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