Biomass Now: Sustainable Growth and Use by Miodrag Darko Matovic (ed.)

By Miodrag Darko Matovic (ed.)

This two-volume booklet on biomass is a mirrored image of the rise in biomass similar learn and functions, pushed through total better curiosity in sustainable power and nutrition resources, by way of elevated knowledge of potentials and pitfalls of utilizing biomass for strength, via the worries for nutrients offer and through multitude of power biomass makes use of as a resource fabric in natural chemistry, bringing within the thought of bio-refinery. It displays the rage in broadening of biomass comparable study and an elevated specialise in second-generation bio-fuels. Its overall of forty chapters spans over varied parts of biomass study, grouped into nine subject matters.

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Classical methods for the assessment of stand structure based on counting plants and stems (spikes) per unit area of the stand are labour consuming and interpretation of results is often difficult. They provide information on plant and stem numbers and/or their size (weight), however, they do not allow assessing the relationships in the stand (inter- and intra-plant competition). Using a current level of knowledge and novel technologies could enable to make diagnostics of stand state and structure (to assess the amount of produced biomass and its structure) more effective.

Modern biomass energy systems are virtually unknown, and consequently, there is a significant need for technical assistance that will benefit the sector as a whole. This should run parallel to targeted activities to develop specific biomass energy markets. Technical assistance, in the first instance, is required to deal with: - - Information on resource availability: scepticism about the availability of biomass for fuel was frequently expressed, and this manifested itself in a belief that biomass energy is something to be discouraged.

Since producers/consumers wish to buy these certificates as cheaply as possible, a secondary market of certificates develops where renewable electricity producers compete with one another to sell green certificates. Tendering; Under a tendering procedure, the state places a series of tenders for the supply of renewable electricity, which is then supplied on a contract basis at the price resulting from the tender. The additional costs generated by the purchase of renewable electricity are passed on to the end-consumer of electricity through a specific energy tax.

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