Life cycle assessment applied to electricity generation from renewable biomass

Perilhon, C. ; Alkadee, D. ; Descombes, G. ; Lacour, S.

Type de document
Article de revue scientifique à comité de lecture
Langue
Anglais
Affiliation de l'auteur
CNAM LGP2ES EA21 PARIS FRA ; CNAM LGP2ES EA21 PARIS FRA ; CNAM LGP2ES EA21 PARIS FRA ; IRSTEA ANTONY UR TSAN FRA
Année
2012
Résumé / Abstract
This work concerns the production of electricity from renewable sources produced from biomass (wood waste) in cogeneration plants. Two facilities are compared: a 2 MW electricity power plant and a 10 MW one. They are also compared to electricity production in a diesel engine cogeneration. The objective is to compare the environmental impact of various power plants, using two different fuels and/or of different power. A detailed LCA methodology is therefore presented. The results - in favor of the 2 MW wood plant but sensitive to assumptions - are then discussed.
Source
Energy Procedia, vol. 18, p. 165 - 176

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