A Technical and Economic Analysis of Large Scale Biomass Combustion

D. McIlveen-Wright, Y. Huang, S. Rezvani, A. Ghayur, D. Redpath, A. Dave & N. Hewitt
Large scale power plants have not been considered in the past for several reasons e.g. fossil fuels have higher energy density, the previous low cost of fossil fuels, the availability of the required amounts of biomass and the cost of biomass transportation. However, the impending scarcity of fossil fuels and their increased price, as well as environmental concerns, have led to renewed interest in the use of biomass for power generation. Many power plant operators...