Primer on wood biomass for energy
Document Type: Report
Author(s): Richard Bergman; John I. Zerbe
Publication Year: 2008

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  • bioenergy
  • wood biomass
  • wood-using energy systems
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Record Last Modified: December 13, 2016
FRAMES Record Number: 7529


ANNOTATION: This paper explains and describes the concepts of wood energy on a residential, commercial, and industrial scale in the United States so that the Forest Service can help meet the demands of communities involved in the forest-products industry. In addition, terminology associated with this field is explained so individuals can develop a basic understanding of and familiarity with technical terms common to bioenergy. Definitions specific to wood energy are given at the end of this report.

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Bergman, Richard; Zerbe, John. Revised 2008. Primer on wood biomass for energy. Madison, WI: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, State and Private Forest Technology Marketing Unit. 10 p.