THE ECONOMICS OF BIOMASS COLLECTION, TRANSPORTATION, AND SUPPLY TO INDIANA CELLULOSIC AND ELECTRIC UTILITY FACILITIES

With cellulosic energy production from various forms of biomass becoming popular in renewable energy research, agricultural producers may be called upon to plant and harvest switchgrass or collect corn stover to supply such energy production to nearby facilities. Determining the entire production and transportation cost to the producer of switchgrass or corn stover and the amount available within a given distance of the plant will result in a per ton cost the plant will need to pay producers in order to be supplied with sufficient quantities of biomass.


Issue Date:
2008
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/6148
Total Pages:
25
Series Statement:
Working Paper
08-03




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