biofuel

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biofuel

Any gas, liquid or solid that can be converted from a raw biological material—vegetation, algae grown in sewage, dry waste, cane sugar or wood pulp through combustion or fermentation to alcohols into fuels useful for industry and transport.

Major biofuels
(1) Biogas generated by anaerobic digestion (“biomethanation”).
(2) Fuel ethanol generated by a yeast-based fermentation of molasses, sugarcane juice or hydrolysed seed.

biofuel

fuel derived from a biological source. Biofuels include ETHANOL (gasohol), METHANE (biogas), fish liver oil and rapeseed oil (biodiesel).
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East Ayrshire Council has identified that it will have a requirement to purchase Biomass Fuel (wood pellet and/or woodchip) to supply educational properties currently under construction / design within East Ayrshire (further detail below), from early 2020 onwards.
Understanding biomass as a fuel begins with recognizing that all biomass fuels are not the same with respect to source material, energy content or emissions.
Hadfield Wood Recyclers, based at three sites in England, won the contract to supply 45,000 tonnes of biomass fuel to a new 5.
Sumitomo said it regards biomass energy as a promising source of renewable energy, and started importing biomass fuel for power generation to Japan in 2008.
The biomass fuel processing system, which BEE has been developing for the past seven years, possesses, in the board's opinion, the potential to be a game-changer for the global power generation industry.
If you own a biomass system, and want to claim under the RHI, then from spring 2015 you must demonstrate that the biomass fuel meets certain sustainability criteria, including a lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions target.
When these fuels are used in poorly ventilated conditions and burnt in open fires or inefficient stoves, conditions common in households throughout the developing world, biomass fuel combustion may result in indoor air pollutant levels well above those in even the dirtiest of cities of the word14, 15.
Lancashire Fuels 4 U Ltd had a planning application to turn recycled waste into biomass fuel granted by Flintshire Council last month.
Tsou indicated that by using waste gas generated from furnaces to turn out biomass fuel, his company aims to cut carbon emission by 16% in the production of every metric ton of crude steel in 2020, which will represent a reduction of 1.
The production process will be streamlined and will more efficiently harvest thornbush and produce biomass fuel.
These include safety, emissions, landscape, visual impacts, design, the marine environment, access and transport and the sustainability of biomass fuel.
They seem to be willing to trade the potential savings from low-cost biomass fuel chips for the reliability of fuel pellets produced to comply with tight performance specifications (Pellet Fuels Institute 2011).

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