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Economic analysis of wood- or bark-fired systemsAuthor(s): T. H. Ellis
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-16. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 19 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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DescriptionThe Tennessee Valley Authority, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Forest Products Research Society, is preparing three slide-tape presentations to help people evaluate wood- and bark fueled boiler systems as alternatives to ones using oil, gas, or coal. The first two presentations cover equipment selection and estimation of fuel values; the third describes procedures for evaluating financial aspects. This report is the basis for the third slide-tape presentation. It can be used as a complement to the audiovisual program, or by itself as a guide to analysis of boiler system investments.
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CitationEllis, T. H. 1978. Economic analysis of wood- or bark-fired systems. Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-16. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 19 p.
KeywordsEconomic analysis, feasibility studies, biomass, wood residues, fuelwood, fuel value
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