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The Bio-energy Roadmap is the first stage in further developing South Australia’s bio-energy industry.

The bio-energy industry is in its infancy in South Australia but the technologies to convert biomass into electricity are commercially available.  Bio-energy production is a feasible solution to offset other energy use.

In March 2015, RenewablesSA commissioned Jacobs Group (Australia) to analyse South Australia’s bio-energy potential and produce a report and associated spatial data as a first step towards creating a substantial and sustainable bio-energy industry.

The bio-energy roadmap is an interactive map which:

1. describes commercially available conversion technologies such as

a. digestors to produce gas;

b. combustion technologies to burn biomass; and

c. Gasification technologies to produce synthetic fuels

 2. analyses the state for potential feedstocks that could input into these technologies;

 3. analyses the state for heat and electricity demand and matches this back to feedstock supply; and

 4. addresses transport logistics

This project has significantly increased information about the potential location and use of bio-energy generation in the state.

Launch Spatial Data

View A bio-energy Roadmap for South Australia Report


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