Use this Wood Energy Financial Calculator to quickly evaluate the financial viability of your wood heating project. The project calculator can help your screen ideas, compare results, and answer initial project development questions about proven technologies for your community or business.

Our Team Members

Dennis Becker
University of Minneota
Department of Forest Resources
Eini Lowell
Pacific Northwest Research Station
USDA Forest Service
Dan Bihn
Engineer - Story Teller
Bihn Communications, LLC
Roy Anderson
Senior Vice President
The Beck Group
Steven J. Taff, Professor Emeritus
University of Minnesota
Department of Applied Economics

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Our Partners

Funding for this work was provided by the USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station and the Forest Service Washington Office. Partial funding was also provided by the University of Minnesota-Initiative for Renewable Energy and the Environment, Colorado State Forestry Service, and the Southern Regional Extension Foresry.

Disclaimer- The Community Biomass Handbook and Wood Energy Financial Calculator are for information and educational purposes only (e.g. project guidance, scoping, and prefeasibility assessment). They should NOT be used for investment purposes. The authors, USDA, and the Forest Service claim no responsibility for its use.

Community Biomass Handbook by is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

Copyright © 2014 Regents of the University of Minnesota. Authors: Dennis Becker, Eini C. Lowell, Dan Bihn, Roy Anderson, Steven J. Taff

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