The Austrian Energy Agency (AEA), partner with AEBIOM in the H2020 Bioenergy4Business project, has developed an innovative, free-of-charge Bioheat Profitability Assessment Tool for the examination and comparison of investments in biomass-heating and equivalent fossil fuelled systems, for mid-scale production of low temperature space and domestic hot water as well as process heat. The novelty of this tool is that it includes country-specific 2015-based investment data for all heating plant components of wood-pellets, wood-chips, natural gas and fuel oil fuelled in-house and district heating plants for a capacity range of 100 kW to 20.000 kW for 12 European countries. For countries where of relevance, data of straw and coal fired plants are available as well. All data sheets of the tool and its integrated manual can be switched between 10 languages.
For more information on how to the tool works and how to access it: