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Title: Biomass Energy The New Frontier?

Source: In: Pallet Enterprise, 25th Anniversary edition; pages 38, 39, and 44. August 2006

Author(s): Zerbe, John I.

Publication Year: 2006  View PDF »

Category: Journal Articles

Abstract: With the high cost of refined products from crude oil, it is important to find less expensive alternatives. It is also desirable to reduce fossil fuel consumption to alleviate harmful effects of global warming. This would mean use of more renewable fuels and, possibly, nuclear energy, although there is less concern about global warming in this country than in most other counties.

Keywords: Biomass energy, fuelwood, biomass, utilization, renewable natural resources, renewable energy sources, forest biomass, natural resources, biomass conversion, energy consumption, wood waste, sustainable forestry, biotechnology, cogeneration of electric power and heat, wood as fuel, forest resources, biomass fuel, biorefining, bioconversion

Publication Review Process: Informally Refereed (Peer-Reviewed)

File size: 509 kb(s)

Date posted: 05/17/2010

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RITS Product ID: 35628

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