By Jens Holm-Nielsen, Ehiaze Augustine Ehimen
Biomass offer Chains for Bioenergy and Biorefining highlights the emergence of power new release by using biomass and the methods it's turning into extra standard. the availability chains that produce the feedstocks, harvest, delivery, shop, and get ready them for combustion or refinement into other kinds of gasoline are lengthy and complicated, usually differing from feedstock to feedstock.
Biomass provide Chains for Bioenergy and Biorefining considers each point of those provide chains, together with their layout, administration, socioeconomic, and environmental affects. the 1st a part of the ebook introduces provide chains, biomass feedstocks, and their research, whereas the second one half appears to be like on the harvesting, dealing with, garage, and transportation of biomass. The 3rd half stories the modeling of provide chains and their administration, with the ultimate part discussing, in minute element, the availability chains taken with the creation and utilization of person feedstocks, akin to wooden and sugar starches, oil plants, commercial biomass wastes, and municipal sewage stocks.
- Focuses at the advanced offer chains of a number of the capability feedstocks for biomass strength generation
- Studies quite a lot of biomass feedstocks, together with woody strength plants, sugar and starch vegetation, lignocellulosic plants, oil plants, grass vegetation, algae, and biomass waste
- Reviews the modeling and optimization, criteria, quality controls and traceability, socioeconomic, and environmental affects of provide chains
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Although most of the indirect LUC literature in relation to bioenergy has related to GHG emissions for public policy purposes, there are other aspects to consider, in particular water resources, soil quality, erosion, and biodiversity (Hellmann and Verburg, 2010). , 2011) indicated a number of possible avenues to increase biomass productivity or extraction from the three main sources (agriculture, forestry, and waste). Improved plant productivity, whether for biomass plants or their primary residues, was seen as the main lever to meet the large demand anticipated by 2050.
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Biomass Supply Chains for Bioenergy and Biorefining by Jens Holm-Nielsen, Ehiaze Augustine Ehimen