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Energy from Biomass

Proceedings of the Workshop on Biomass Pilot Projects on Methanol Production and Algae, held in Brussels, 22 October 1981

  • W. Palz
  • G. Grassi

Part of the Solar Energy R&D in the European Community book series (SRDE, volume 2)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction

  3. Methanol from Wood

  4. Algae

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 127-127
    2. M. Destordeur, M. E. Rossi, C. Sironval
      Pages 153-165

About these proceedings

Introduction

This l:::ook comes as part of a new series on Solar Energy R+D, includlng Biomass which is carried out by the Euro:pean Community.. The commission of the European Comrmmities' Directorate General (XII) for Science, Research and Developnent is currently implementing, on a cost-sharing basis, a solar energy R+D pro;Jranune through contracts with European industry, research institutions and uni versi ties. This prcgrarrrrne includes a very strong acti vi ty on Biomass. Besides general R+D work on all aspects of Biomass growth and utilization which is reported elsewhere in this series, the Canmission is currently starting a new activity on Pilot Plants based on the use of Biomass for energy purp:Jses, and in particular on methanol prcx:luction from wood. The commission considers that the subject of methanol prcxiuction from wood offers llnp:Jrtant prospects for application wi thin the European Canmilllity and in other parts of the world, in particular some of the developing countries & The state of art in Europe In this field is still considered to be very high as a result of related work which was performed in Europe during ~vorld War II and the time before.

Keywords

biomass plants solar energy wood

Editors and affiliations

  • W. Palz
    • 1
  • G. Grassi
    • 2
  1. 1.Directorate General Research, Science and DevelopmentCommission of the European CommunitiesBrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.Directorate General XIICommission of the European CommunitiesBrusselsBelgium

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-7763-1
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1982
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-009-7765-5
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-7763-1
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