Characterisation of Ash from Pilot-Scale Fluidised Bed Combustion of Miscanthus and Willow

A.H.M. Khodier, N.J. Simms, J.E. Oakey & P.J. Kilgallon
Biomass is a promising fuel for process heating, space heating, or CHP that can meet renewable energy planning requirements or emissions trading targets. Miscanthus and willow are C4 herbaceous plants that have been identified as good fuel crops that are relatively easy to grow and harvest, and have received a great deal of interest in the UK. Both plants give a high dry-matter yield suitable for the conversion processes. However, the combustion of biomass can...