Testing of your raw material combined with a visit to C.F. Nielsen in Denmark. Testing of your raw material is essential, as raw material, even if it is the same species, varies from country to country and from customer to customer. By testing the your actual raw material many potential difficulties will be avoided during start up and production at your new briquetting plant.
Generally, external financing is necessary for most biomass projects, as very few investors can finance a project 100%. The first step to secure financing is to prepare a good business case including realistic budgets and cash-flow forecasts etc. It is important to include all items including operating capital, where financing of inventories of raw-material and finished products is often forgotten.