Eucalyptus as biomass

The eucalyptus They are trees with very positive characteristics for cultivation such as biomass for energy production.

Because these species have a fast growth, in addition to a high power of CO2 absorption in the form of biomass. They also require little water, fertilizers and care compared to other crops or species.

That is why there are already several projects that use this species as biomass in different parts of the world to produce Energy.

But the use of eucalyptus plantations as biomass or other species should not be done in an unplanned way since it is very negative to deforest native forest to indiscriminately introduce the monoculture of species.

Since certain problems such as the supply of raw material for biomass plants are solved but others are generated, which is counterproductive.

Eucalyptus is an interesting option to produce energy since it is economically viable and has natural qualities suitable for this application. But it must also be environmentally sustainable since otherwise it cannot be used in the long term as it will produce more harm than good.

The monocultures of species produce serious environmental problems such as land degradation, erosion, depletion of water among other modifications to very serious ecosystems. To avoid these problems, the territory must be analyzed and ordered appropriately, using environmental conservation criteria.

The key word is balance, to achieve conciliation of biomass production for energy without degrading or altering the the environment.

It is possible to produce power at a low environmental cost but state controls and responsibility on the part of the producing companies is required for this type of cultivation to be truly sustainable.

The use of several species for biomass production is the most ecological option since in this way the monoculture of species is discouraged.

The policies in energy matter They should not be to the detriment of the environment since otherwise the consequences will be really negative in the medium or long term.

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  1.   Aragon biomass said

    Thank you very much for the information.

  2.   Maria Cristina Pico said

    We want to plant eucalyptus and for this we are informing ourselves through the internet. We are doing a project to apply it and obtain some financing. What we would like is for someone to send us, as a model / guide, a project that has been successful in its application. Thank you, health and good luck to you and your eucalyptus trees.
    Maria Cristina and Carlos Manuel from Cuba

  3.   Miller Flores R. said

    It is expected that in our country greater financial guarantees will be generated for the propagation of fast-growing forest plantations, in fact, they take pressure off the native forest, generate work, and environmentally friendly methodologies can be chosen for the development of this type of cultivation, land exists. Although, it is important to make known that this work is temporarily subject to a work dynamic depending on the work to be done.