Content tagged "biomass utilization"

Technological Processes: Thermochemical

Farm Energy Wood Energy Updated: April 12, 2016

Introduction Woody biomass is converted into useful forms of energy (i.e. solid, liquid, or gaseous fuels) as well as useful products (e.g. polymers,...

Ethanol from Biomass

Wood Energy Updated: December 02, 2013

Introduction Ethanol, also known as ethyl alcohol or grain alcohol, is a flammable, tasteless, colorless, mildly toxic alcohol having a fairly...

Ethanol from Biomass

Wood Energy Updated: November 26, 2013

 Introduction Ethanol, also known as ethyl alcohol or grain alcohol, is a flammable, tasteless, colorless, mildly toxic alcohol having a fairly...

Ash Content

Wood Energy Updated: September 09, 2013

Introduction Ash from woody biomass comes from the minerals present in the structure of trees and shrubs in addition to any soil contamination. Properties of...

Bio-based Products

Wood Energy Updated: September 09, 2013

Introduction Petroleum-based feedstocks have dominated as industrial inputs over the past century. The rising petroleum prices, a decline in petroleum...

Biomass Chemical Products

Wood Energy Updated: September 09, 2013

Introduction Numerous opportunities are emerging to expand industrial needs through the production and processing of biological materials. Biological...

Energy Basics

Wood Energy Updated: September 09, 2013

Introduction Energy is one of the main applications of woody biomass and forest residues. Wood is the main source of energy for more than 2 billion people...

Bioenergy

Wood Energy Updated: September 09, 2013

Introduction Renewable energy is any energy generated from the sun, wind, water, hydrogen, Earth’s natural heat (geothermal), or biomass. In 2003, biomass...

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