Irish Wood Fuel Database

Species Profiles


Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis)


Moisture Content

Expressed as a percentage of total weight.


Ash Content

Expressed as a percentage of dry weight.



Energy Content

Gross calorific value (GVC) on a dry basis in units of megajoules per kilogram (mg/kg).



Basic Density

Expressed in units of kilograms per meter cubed (kg/m3).


Dry Matter Content


Metal Content