Renewable energy from biomass - a potential contribution and energy analysis

Mazlan Mohamed, and Muhamad Iqbal Ahmad, and Z.A. Zainal, and A.M. Mustafa Al Bakri, and M.S. Abdul Aziz, (2013) Renewable energy from biomass - a potential contribution and energy analysis. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 7 (5). pp. 213-219. ISSN ISSN 1991-8178

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Biomass is considered the renewable energy source with the highest potential to contribute to rapid increasing of industrialization and motorization because of widespread availability, abundant, relatively cheap. This paper is aims to show availability of biomass energy in a way of utilizing the energy for power generation. Energy can be extracted from biomass through gasification process. A set up of suction biomass gasifier and operated under stable condition which fueled from wood waste and air as gasifying agent. The biomass feeding rate was varied from 3 to 5.5kg/hr. Result show that producer gas contains CO in 20-30% in volume and H2 found to be varying between 14 and16% vol. The low heating value (LHV) from this woody gasification around 4 -5 MJ/Nm3. The main objective of the present study is to investigate the use biomass energy and its contribution to energy mixing.

Item Type: Non-Indexed Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bio-energy - Biomass - Gasification
Faculty: Faculty of Earth Sciences
Depositing User: Mr Mazlan Mohamed
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2013 02:21
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2013 02:50
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