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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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climate changedouglas bomford trust osrrapeseed oilclaas stiftungbiofuelcanolaclaas foundation
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Supporting the development of the national rural economy.

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