Fuel Consumption

Applies to: Silage Production

Description:

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.

Question:

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

Rating:

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.