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Title: Biomass energy : the new frontier

Author: Zerbe, John I.;

Date: 2006

Source: Pallet enterprise. Vol. 26, no. 8 (2006): p. 38-39, 44.

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: We can have the greatest direct impact on petroleum and natural gas fuel usage by burning or gasifying wood for space heat, process energy and power. One alternative source that is available and underused is surplus wood. Certainly wood that is suitable for use in more valuable products should not be diverted to energy use that provides less income; however, other wood is unused or even burned or landfilled for disposal. Such wood is well suited for energy applications.

Keywords: Biomass energy, fuelwood, biomass, utilization, renewable natural resources, renewable energy sources, forest biomass, natural resources, biomass conversion, energy consumption, wood waste, sustainable forestry, biotechnology, cogeneration of electric power and heat, wood as fuel, forest resources, biomass fuel, biorefining, bioconversion

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Zerbe, John I. 2006. Biomass energy : the new frontier. Pallet enterprise. Vol. 26, no. 8 (2006): p. 38-39, 44.


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