The company Salix Energy Ltd. was established in 2010 and its main activity is growing short rotation willow crops for biomass production. The final product of the company is wood chips from energy willow plantations that can be used to produce both heat and power energy.
Also the company is developing the internal market of energy plantations in the Ukraine:
- Popularization of green energy through the growing of short rotation crops on degraded and unused soil (through conferences, exhibitions, seminars and master classes, and other activities on the base of profile association www.uabio.org);
- Sales of cuttings and planting services, consulting farmers;
- Establishing of experimental fields on which the SALIX research group is studying various cultivation technologies of different plant materials and their influence on the environment.