Biomass energy will continue to play a significant role in the world’s energy supply. Several trends are expected to grow the use of biomass in the future.
Pulp & Paper
The pulp and paper industry is crucial to many economies around the world. In fact, the industry is responsible for a large percentage of the GDP in many countries.
The petrochemical industry is vital to modern life. It produces fertilizers that enable farmers around the world to grow food for billions of people.
Since its supply is renewable, sawmills can adjust production according to fluctuations in demand. The U.S. Forest Service estimates that the country’s timber supply is sufficient to meet projected demand through 2030.