Biomass Energy in Vietnam


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Being an agricultural country, Vietnam has very good biomass energy potential. Agricultural wastes are most abundant in the Mekong Delta region with approximately 50% of the amount of the whole country and Red River Delta with 15%. Major biomass resources includes rice husk from paddy milling stations, bagasse from sugar factories, coffee husk from coffee processing plants

Salman Zafar‘s insight:

Nearly 40 bagasse-based biomass power plants have been developed with a total designed capacity of 150 MW but they are still unable to connect with the national grid due to current low power prices. Five cogeneration systems selling extra electricity to national grid at average price of 4UScents/kWh.

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Trends in Cogeneration of Bagasse


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Cogeneration of Bagasse is one of the most attractive and successful energy projects that have already been demonstrated in many Sugarcane producing countries such as Mauritius, Reunion Island, Ind…

Salman Zafar‘s insight:

Most Sugarcane mills around the globe have achieved energy self-sufficiency for the manufacture of raw Sugar and can also generate a small amount of exportable electricity. However, using traditional equipment such as low-pressure boilers and counter-pressure turbo alternators, the level and reliability of electricity production is not sufficient to change the energy balance and attract interest for export to the electric power grid.

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Biomass and Sustainability


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Bioenergy systems offer significant possibilities for reducing greenhouse gas emissions due to their immense potential to replace fossil fuels in energy production. Biomass reduces emissions and en…

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Bioenergy usually provides an irreversible mitigation effect by reducing carbon dioxide at source, but it may emit more carbon per unit of energy than fossil fuels unless biomass fuels are produced unsustainably.

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Biomass Energy Scenario in ASEAN Countries


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There is immense potential of biomass energy in ASEAN countries due to plentiful supply of diverse forms of wastes such as agricultural residues, woody biomass, animal wastes, municipal solid waste, etc. ASEAN region is a big producer of wood and agricultural products which, when processed in industries, produces large amounts of biomass residues.

Salman Zafar‘s insight:

According to conservative estimates, the amount of biomass residues generated from sugar, rice and palm oil mills is more than 200-230 million tons per year which corresponds to cogeneration potential of 16-19 GW. Woody biomass is a good energy resource due to presence of large number of forests and wood processing industries in the region.

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Cost of Biomass Compared Fossil Fuel Cost


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Biomass is a form of stored solar vitality and is offered in a quantity of diverse forms, these kinds of as wood, straw, energy crops, sewage sludge, waste organic supplies and animal litter. This power is launched by burning or fermentation and distillation.

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In this kind of circumstances, the use of Biomass strength can be a possible remedy. Biomass is a organic or a all-natural material that can be utilised to generate strength. The resources of Biomass comprise a vast range of components this kind of as lifeless trees, unused crops, forest and mill residues, animal wastes, aquatic plants and municipal and agricultural wastes.

When these supplies are burned as gas to generate strength, we get biomass strength. Other biomass components such as ethanol, which is created from corn and other leftover crops and biodiesel, which is created from vegetable oils and animal fat can be employed to develop biomass energy that can even electrical power transportation autos.

Nowadays, biomass fuels are readily obtainable. But biomass strength only accounts for about 3 per cent of strength utilized yearly in the United States. The major purpose is the generation price of different bio energy…

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Biomass Energy Potential in Pakistan


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Pakistan is experiencing a severe energy crisis these days which is resulting in adverse long term economic and social problems. The electricity and gas shortages have directly impacted the common man, Industry and commercial activities.

Salman Zafar‘s insight:

The potential to produce power from biomass is very promising in Pakistan. Being an agrarian economy, more than 60% of the population is involved in agricultural activities in the country. As per World Bank statistics, around 26, 280, 000 hectares of land is under cultivation in Pakistan. The major sources of biomass energy are crop residues, animal manure and municipal solid wastes

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Energy of the 21st century


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We all know that fossil fuels (oil, gas, coal) are limited fuels and that we have them less and less. Because of this in the world there’s a great battle for the utilization of renewable sources of energy. One of the most important questions that are asked is: What will we do when oil will run out?

Some pessimistic estimates say that world oil reserves will be exhausted, that oil derivatives will be too expensive to buy. In developed parts of the world are beginning to seek alternatives to this pessimistic scenario. Many scientists believe that oil production will soon reach the point where demand for oil will be greater than the offer, and that the existing level of used sources of renewable energy is not sufficient to fill the gap that will occur. In Houston (USA), the city where there was American oil boom at the end of last…

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