Oilseed Rape Straw (OSR) - an alternative fuel?
A 4 minute video on a Harper Adams research project investigating the pelletisation of Oilseed Rape straw and the effect that storage has on pellet value, quality and combustion behaviour.
Year of Publication2010
A project sponsored by the Douglas Bomford Trust and the Claas Foundation is underway at Harper Adams to establish if Oilseed Rape (OSR) straw is a viable biomass fuel for heat and electricity generation, particularly when processed into denser pellet form and stored in typical farm conditions following harvesting.This 4 minute video provides an overview of the project's background and progress to date.
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- Subject Collection > Equipment > Agricultural equipment
- Subject Collection > Equipment
- Subject Collection > Training & skills
- Subject Collection > Information technologies
Additional keywords/tagsclimate changedouglas bomford trust osrrapeseed oilclaas stiftungbiofuelcanolaclaas foundation
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