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Biomass Connect Demo – From ‘Field to Fire’
March 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Biomass Harvesting and utilisation – Demonstration event
Bio Global Industries, Chesham, Bucks
22nd March 2023
Come and join us for an afternoon learning about biomass crop harvesting and harvested material utilisation at Biomass Connect partner BGI Ltd.
BGI are working towards well-designed bioenergy systems that can contribute to several objectives, such as mitigating climate change, increasing energy access and alleviating fuel poverty.
With innovative use of technology and land management, farm yields and income can be increased, food security strengthened, carbon sequestration improved and pressure for land clearing reduced, ultimately achieving ‘Net Zero Strategy’.
All are welcome – please register to book a place. We look forward to seeing you there!
13:00 Convene, tea & coffee and complete Registration & H&S Documents
Introduction and talks
- Biomass Connect – introduction and overview
- BGI – Introduction and overview
- Tree options for biomass: black locust (Pseudo Acacia), by Marton from Silavanus Forestry
Site tour: field visit, including:
- Crop tour/walk
- Forage harvester demo
- Hand harvest of eucalyptus demo (using chainsaw)
- Processing with chipper (inc. branches/leaves)
Site tour: processing machinery, including:
- Briquette manufacturing process
- Ompeco overview/demo
- Biomass boiler demo
Q & A – Wrap up, final thoughts
@mshunt85 #foryou #bgi #biomassconect #net zero #fuel #sustainable #learnontiktok #renewableenergy #biomass #farm #willow ♬ Aesthetic – Tollan Kim
How to Find us
These are the Google Map directions from St Mary’s Way, Chesham, HP5 to BGI Ltd Plantation HP5 2UU and Braidwood Campsite for parking: