Forests as a source of electric powerLanguage: English Publisher: Chicago: Institute of Gas Technology, 1976Description: pp. 349-358Subject(s): Bosques | Energía | Biomasa | Energía Eléctrica | Congresos y Conferencias | Estados UnidosDDC classification: 333.953
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Impreso.El artículo es parte de: Clean fuels from biomass, sewage, urban refuse, agricultural wastes: symposium papers.
Forests have resource characteristics which are both renewable and nonrenewable in nature. As such, they offer a unique opportunity as a source of energy. As an energy reserve the supply is significant. As a renewable energy source, surplus annual production is significant. In addition, wood is a clean fuel, it appears competitive with fossil fuels, capital costs are reasonable, and technology for converting wood to steam and electricity is proven and operational...