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Title: Wood Energy Potential in Northwestern South Carolina

Author: McMinn, James W.;

Date: 1986

Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SE-38. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 8 p.

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

Description: The quantity of unused wood in an Ill-county area in northwestern South Carolina was projected to be more than 16 million tons annually. Wood that is unsuitable for products other than fuel amounts to nearly 9 million tons annually.The most likely energy demand by industrial plants that are good candidates for wood fuel systems is 1.5 million tons annually.Maximum projected demand for such plants is 3 million tons per year. The area has a high potential for development of wood energy at favorable costs.

Keywords: biomass, computer programs, forest residues, fuelwood

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McMinn, James W. 1986. Wood Energy Potential in Northwestern South Carolina. Gen. Tech. Rep. SE-38. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 8 p.

 


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