- Author : A.A. Rentizelas
- Release Date : 04 April 2013
- Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
- Genre : Technology & Engineering
- Pages : 320
- ISBN 13 : 9780128087541
Download or read book entitled Biomass combustion science, technology and engineering written by A.A. Rentizelas and published by Elsevier Inc. Chapters online. This book was released on 04 April 2013 with total pages 320. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The chapter discusses the biomass supply chain, which is responsible for supplying an energy conversion plant with the correct quantity and quality of biomass at the correct time. The chapter first categorizes the biomass and waste streams and presents analytically the biomass supply chain, discussing its structure and characteristics. It then reviews the latest advances in biomass supply chains. The issue of integrating biomass energy conversion into waste management systems is tackled and the advantages and limitations of using biomass, in supply chain terms, are presented. The chapter concludes with future trends in biomass supply chains and logistics, and proposes sources of further information.