J.P. Wolf and Dong, Energy Power, Denmark
The chapter gives an introduction to the main combustion techniques used for turning biomass into power and briefly discusses their relative strengths and weaknesses. The chapter also provides definitions of the main biomass types and discusses recent developments in the application of biomass for power production.
The use of biomass for heating and light almost defines the birth of civilisation. Ever since the first torch was lit biomass has been an important part of the energy provision in human societies. In the developed world, biomass has been on the retreat since ...