The goal of the After-LIFE Conservation and Communication Plan is to ensure the succession of Project results by transferring the obtained knowledge, developed solutions and methods, as well as facilitating their application, thus enhancing the significance of the obtained results for the society; also, by promoting the implementation… More »
In the frame of the project layman’s report prepared with the brief introduction of project’s idea, partners and overview of the main activities and achievements as well as future perspectives.
The aim of this publication is to reflect findings of the project “Alternative use of biomass for maintenance of grassland biodiversity and ecosystem services” in relation to the production of biogas, biobutanol and pellets from grass biomass covering technological processes and construction of pilot facilities developed within the… More »
To ensure maintenance of biologically valuable grasslands, several grassland restoration and management activities has been performed in Sigulda and Ludza municipality within the project. The monitoring activities has been performed to assess the impacts of two grassland management measures – restoration of overgrown habitats and application of biogas production… More »
The article presents a novel approach to the evaluation of the economic potential of grasslands. The economic potential of grasslands is evaluated by assessing the heat energy potential of grass (both in energy and monetary terms), based on two products – methane (biogas) and grass pellets. This approach… More »
In the frame of the project report “Technological solutions for the use of biomass with evaluation of cost effectiveness” prepared. It concludes that out of all three assessed technological solutions for alternative biomass use under the existing conditions (technological parameters, prices of energy resources, operational costs, investment costs) the production… More »
Study “Economic Analysis study for GRASSSERVICE project: “Monitoring of socio-economic impacts of alternative use of biomass in Sigulda and Ludza municipalities” analyses the socio-economic impacts of the project on the development of pilot areas and on project stakeholders (1st part and 2nd part, in Latvian). When evaluating the… More »
Report on biomass resource assessment in Sigulda and Ludza municipalities summarizes key findings of the desk study, mapping and quantitative assessment of biomass and results of economic valuation of biomass resources within Sigulda and Ludza local municipalities. Report (in Latvian) available here.
Scientific article “Production of fermentation feedstock from lignocellulosic biomass: applications of membrane separation” (prepared by project partner Riga Technical University) was published Agronomy Research, 2015 (A peer-reviewed international Journal intended for publication of broad-spectrum original articles, reviews and short communications on actual problems of modern biosystems engineering including crop and animal… More »