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Federal technology alert.
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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis E 1.120:0288 (Text) 973452-1001 Online document Available -

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  • Physical Description: 40 pages : digital, PDF file.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : U.S. Dept. of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, [2004]

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Title from title screen (viewed on Aug. 1, 2008).
"May 2004."
2004-07-26.
Summary, etc.:
Cofiring biomass-for example, forestry residues such as wood chips-with coal in existing boilers is one of the easiest biomass technologies to implement in a federal facility. The current practice is to substitute biomass for up to 20% of the coal in the boiler. Cofiring has many benefits: it helps to reduce fuel costs as well as the use of landfills, and it curbs emissions of sulfur oxide, nitrogen oxide, and the greenhouse gases associated with burning fossil fuels. This Federal Technology Alert was prepared by the Department of Energy's Federal Energy Management Program to give federal facility managers the information they need to decide whether they should pursue biomass cofiring at their facilities.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: Internet via the DOE EERE web site. Address as of 08/01/08: http://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/pdfs/fta%5Fbiomass%5Fcofiring.pdf ; current access available via PURL.
Subject: Biomass energy > Case studies.
Coal-fired power plants > Fuel > Costs.
Renewable energy sources.
Liquefied petroleum gas.

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