Biomass Energy

The definition of biomass energy?  Biomass energy is that which is produced from renewable organic materials, such as wood, agricultural crops or wastes, and municipal wastes, especially when used as a source of fuel or energy. Biomass can be burned directly or processed into biofuels such as bio ethanol and methane. Biomass is certainly a…

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Renewable Energy Feedstock Availability

Renewable energy systems based on biomass feedstocks need abundant supplies of feedstock, not only to maintain the physical facility with enough material to process, but also enough excess feedstock to ensure that there is a healthy competition among suppliers to keep prices competitive.  Renewable energy plants of all kinds, that can utilize more than one…

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Biomass Feedstock Contracting

Biomass feedstock contacting, to determine feedstock availability and reliability, is an essential component of any system of renewable energy production.  A key to success in this component of the operation is knowing the essentials of forward contracting and hedging of the biomass feedstock so that material is continually available and ready to use.  Contracting for…

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Renewable Energy Agricultural Feedstock: Optimum Harvest

Determining which renewable energy feedstock harvesting system is optimal for the agriculture based feedstock is the most important first step in total feedstock logistics system.  In turn, this step must be able to provide the feedstock to the biomass processing plant in the best possible form to enable correct and efficient processing.  Once the harvesting…

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