Conversion of Residue Straws Using Intermediate Pyrolysis for Decentralised Off-Grid Electricity Generation in India

S. Sagi, A.R. Patel, A. Apfelbacher, H. Tyagi, H. Singh & A. Hornung
Intermediate pyrolysis for biomass conversion is an existing alternative to off¬grid electricity production from fossil fuel resources, which helps and supports local farmers, reduces the dependency on imports and creates by this way a long term sustainable and economical way of rural energy conversion. Use of agricultural residues, like wheat or rice straw for energy conversion, is the most effective measure in terms of costs and availability. The straw obtained from the field is milled...