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Accession Number DE2013-1008840
Title Biomass Energy Data Book: Edition 3.
Publication Date Dec 2010
Media Count 230p
Personal Author B. Boundy B. Perlack L. Wright P. C. Badger S. C. Davis
Abstract The Biomass Energy Data Book is a statistical compendium prepared and published by Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) under contract with the Biomass Program in the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) program of the Department of Energy (DOE). Designed for use as a convenient reference, the book represents an assembly and display of statistics and information that characterize the biomass industry, from the production of biomass feedstocks to their end use, including discussions on sustainability. This is the third edition of the Biomass Energy Data Book which is only available online in electronic format. There are five main sections to this book. The first section is an introduction which provides an overview of biomass resources and consumption. Following the introduction to biomass, is a section on biofuels which covers ethanol, biodiesel and bio-oil. The biopower section focuses on the use of biomass for electrical power generation and heating. The fourth section is on the developing area of biorefineries, and the fifth section covers feedstocks that are produced and used in the biomass industry. The sources used represent the latest available data. There are also four appendices which include frequently needed conversion factors, a table of selected biomass feedstock characteristics, and discussions on sustainability. A glossary of terms and a list of acronyms are also included for the reader's convenience.
Keywords Biofuels
Biomass
Energy efficiency
Ethanol
Heating
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Power generation
Production
Renewable energy sources
Statistics


 
Source Agency Technical Information Center Oak Ridge Tennessee
NTIS Subject Category 97K - Fuels
48D - Forestry
Corporate Author Oak Ridge National Lab., TN.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1323
Contract Number DE-AC05-00OR22725

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