Pre-processing and Drying Woody Biomass

Introduction

Pre-processing and drying woody biomass are important issues to address in every situation. They particularly affect transportation costs and combustion efficiency at the end-use location. Both should address four critical characteristics of biomass: particle size, …

Bioenergy

Introduction

Renewable energy is any energy generated from the sun, wind, water, hydrogen, Earth’s natural heat (geothermal), or biomass. In 2003, biomass was the leading source of renewable energy in the United States for the fourth year in a row, …

Ash Content

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 wood ash depend on a variety of factors including type of tree or shrub, part …