The aim of the project was to analyse the competitiveness of (domestic) forest fuels in the Nordic and Baltic countries in an extended version of the European Forest Sector Model EFI/GTM. The project was within the framework of EU financed forest energy research project "Wood-en-man " The competitiveness of using forest biomass for fuel in the Nordic and Baltic region-. The project aimed to analyse:
- the competition between use of biomass for energy and for traditional forest industry purposes;
- the effect of changes in energy prices, (green) taxes;
- the trade in biomass between the countries and how it is effected by different policies;
- the impacts of selected policy means to fulfil certain policy goals by the year 2010.