ABSTRACT

Industrial Uses of Biomass Energy demonstrates that energy-rich vegetation, biomass, is a key renewable energy resource for the future. Brazil, uniquely, has a recent history of large-scale biomass industrial uses that makes it a specially important test-bed both for the development of biomass technology and its utilisation, and for understanding h

chapter 1|26 pages

OVERVIEW OF BIOMASS ENERGY

ByDavid O. Hall, Jo I. House, Ivan Scrase

chapter 2|26 pages

ENERGY FROM BIOMASS IN BRAZIL

BySergio Valdir Bajay, Eliane Bezerra de Carvalho and André Luis Ferreira

chapter 3|30 pages

THE POTENTIAL CONTRIBUTION OF TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT TO BIOENERGY PROGRAMMES

ByHarry Rothman, André Furtado

chapter 4|36 pages

ASSESSMENT OF EXTERNALITIES AND SUSTAINABILITY ISSUES

ByAusilio Bauen (with contributions from Arnaldo Walter and André Faaij)

chapter 5|21 pages

SUGAR-CANE CULTURE AND USE OF RESIDUES

ByOscar A. Braunbeck, Luís A. B. Cortez

chapter 6|15 pages

SUGAR-CANE INDUSTRIAL PROCESSING IN BRAZIL

ByIsaías de Carvalho Macedo and Luís A.B.Cortez

chapter 7|28 pages

PULP AND PAPER

BySergio Valdir Bajay, Mauro Donizeti Berni and Carlos Roberto de Lima

chapter 8|17 pages

PRODUCTION AND USE OF INDUSTRIAL CHARCOAL

ByFrank Rosillo-Calle, Guilherme Bezzon

chapter 9|54 pages

NEW TECHNOLOGIES FOR MODERN BIOMASS ENERGY CARRIERS

ByArnaldo Walter et al.

chapter 10|18 pages

CONCLUDING REMARKS AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS

ByFrank Rosillo-Calle