Biomass fuels for small and micro combined heat and power (CHP) systems: resources, conversion and applications

H. Liu,     University of Nottingham, UK


Section 5.1 outlines the significance of biomass as a fuel in the world energy supply scene and defines biomass and bioenergy categories. This section also notes the scope and extent of biomass as a renewable energy resource, how it fits in the CO2 cycle and the different types of biomass available. In Section 5.2 the characterisation methods of solid biomass fuels are explained. Section 5.3 goes into detail on the various biomass energy conversion technologies available, of which there are many. Finally, in Section 5.4, having laid the ground concerning the biomass options available ...

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