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Biomass resources, fuel preparation and utilization for improving the fuel flexibility of advanced power plants

L. Rosendahl,     Aalborg University, Denmark

Abstract:

This chapter addresses aspects of using biomass rather than biomass fuels. The concept of CO2 neutrality is discussed, followed by classification of biomasses relevant for power plant use. A brief discussion of conversion technologies is given, as it applies to choice of fuels, followed by issues of biomass resource availability. The chapter also contains chemical and physical characteristics of a variety of biomasses and biomass mixes, as well as a discussion of pretreatment and fuel preparation technologies.

Key words

biomass

fuel

CO2 neutral

chemical composition

physical ...

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