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An assessment of the potential for non-plantation biomass resources in selected Asian countries for 2010

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dc.contributor.author Bhattacharya, SC
dc.contributor.author Salam, PA
dc.contributor.author Runqing, H
dc.contributor.author Somashekar, HI
dc.contributor.author Racelis, DA
dc.contributor.author Rathnasiri, PG
dc.contributor.author Yingyuad, R
dc.date.accessioned 2013-10-21T02:29:05Z
dc.date.available 2013-10-21T02:29:05Z
dc.identifier.uri http://dl.lib.mrt.ac.lk/handle/123/8636
dc.description.abstract This paper presents a synthesis of assessment of the energy potential of on-plantation biomass resources in five Asian countries—China, India, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Thailand, and is based on the detailed national-level studies carried out in these countries under the Asian Regional Research Programme in Energy, Environment and Climate (ARRPEEC). The national level studies were undertaken to estimate the energy potential of: (i) primary residues, (ii) secondary and processing residues (iii) animal manure, (iv) municipal solid wastes (MSW), (v) fuelwood released through efficiency improvement and substitution by other fuels. The sustainable potential of on-plantation biomass resources in 2010 in China, India, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Thailand is estimated to be about 8.90, 8.77, 0.97, 0.14 and 0.82 EJ, respectively; the potential is estimated to be about 17, 45, 34, 33, and 14% of the projected total energy consumption in 2010, respectively, in the countries.
dc.language en
dc.subject Conservation
dc.subject Energy potential
dc.subject Non-plantation biomass
dc.subject Residues
dc.subject Sustainable energy
dc.title An assessment of the potential for non-plantation biomass resources in selected Asian countries for 2010
dc.type Article-Abstract
dc.identifier.year 2005
dc.identifier.journal Biomass and Bioenergy|
dc.identifier.issue 3
dc.identifier.volume 29
dc.identifier.pgnos 153-166


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