Victorian biomass resources
The Victorian government has recently undertaken a comprehensive biomass audit of regional Victoria, which is being managed by Regional Development Victoria. The audit has not yet been publically released.
An audit of Metropolitan Melbourne is currently being undertaken by Sustainability Vicroria and the Department of Sustainability and Environment.
The (regional) Victorian Biomass Audit will help:
Drivers for undertaking this audit include:
The audit will provide the basis for considered, prioritised industry and energy facilitation. Municipal Solid Waste will be included in the audit – (non Melb metropolitan).
The timber industry component of Audit was completed in late 2010.
For more information regarding the audit and accompanying Bioenergy Investment Memorandum, visit the Regional Development Victoria website: http://www.rdv.vic.gov.au/
Map showing the eight regional areas where the biomass audit is being undertaken
Previous biomass resource assessments relevant to Victoria include: