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A comparison of the nuclear options for greenhouse gas mitigation in China and in the United States

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Year
2011

Citation

Yang, C.-J., 2011, A comparison of the nuclear options for greenhouse gas mitigation in China and in the United States: Energy Policy, v. 39, iss. 6, 4 p.

Summary

Biomass-based energy and fuels are receiving attention because they are considered carbon neutral; i.e. the amount Of CO2 released during combustion of this biomass is nearly the same as that taken up by the plants during their growth. Bio-oil is a dark viscous liquid consisting of hydrocarbons. These are produced by fast pyrolysis of biomass. "As-is" biomass material has a low energy density (MJ m(-3)), hence, the cost of transporting this energy is high. Bio-oil has a high energy density as compared to "as-is" biomass material, consequently it helps in reducing the cost of energy transport. This study compares the life cycle assessment of transportation of bio-oil by pipeline with that by truck. The scope of the work includes the [...]

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Yang, C.-J.

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  • Western Energy Citation Clearinghouse

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DOI WECC []
ISSN WECC 03014215

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