Fuel Consumption

Applies to: Silage Production


This indicator refers to the fuel consumption in the process of silage production. The aim is to minimise GHG emissions from the silage production. Reference value was defined as a diesel consumption of 104.32 l/ha in the case of maize silage production.


What is diesel consumption in the production of silage (l/ha)?


More than 10% lower than the reference value

Up to 10% lower than the reference value

Same as reference value or higher

Sources of information:

Giuntoli J., Agostini A., Edwards R. and Marelli L. 2014. Solid and gaseous bioenergy pathways: input values and GHG emissions. JRC Science and Policy Reports.