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Biomass briquetting and its perspectives in Brazil

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Author(s):
Felfli, Felix Fonseca [1] ; Mesa P, Juan M. [1] ; Rocha, Jose Dilcio [2] ; Filippetto, Daniele [3] ; Luengo, Carlos A. [3] ; Pippo, Walfrido Alonso [3]
Total Authors: 6
Affiliation:
[1] BIOWARE Ltda, BR-13083970 Campinas, SP - Brazil
[2] EMBRAPA Agroenergia, Brasilia, DF - Brazil
[3] Univ Estadual Campinas, Dept Fis Aplicada, Grp Combust Alternat, IFGW, BR-13083970 Campinas, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 3
Document type: Journal article
Source: BIOMASS & BIOENERGY; v. 35, n. 1, p. 236-242, JAN 2011.
Web of Science Citations: 41
Abstract

A study of the status of biomass briquetting and its perspectives in Brazil was conducted including determination of the availability and characteristics of the agro-residues for briquetting. Wood residues, rice husk and coffee husk were characterized and identified as the more promising agro-residues for briquetting in the short-term in Brazil. A survey was carried out in order to determine the number of briquetting factories in Brazil, and also to determine: used briquetting technologies, briquettes production, briquettes sale prices, the status of biomass briquetting market and its future perspectives. (C) 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 03/13313-5 - Development of continuous production system for torrefied briquettes
Grantee:Felix Eliecer Fonseca Felfli
Support type: Research Grants - Innovative Research in Small Business - PIPE