Serbia: Large amount of biomass from farming is left unused

, News Serbia Energy

After the completion of agricultural works on 3.47 million hectares in Serbia, over 12.5 million tons of biomass is left unused annually, according to Serbian agriculture expert Branislav Gulan.

Of this, northern province of Vojvodina, with 1.7 million hectares, accounts for as much as 9 million tons, or 72 % of the total amount.

Gulan said that biomass has great unused potential for energy independence of Serbia, for the reduction of emission of harmful gases and for the employment of a large number of people, both directly and indirectly, in new technologies implemented through renewable energy sources.