Techno-Economic Assessment of a Chopped Feedstock Logistics Supply Chain for Corn Stover

  title={Techno-Economic Assessment of a Chopped Feedstock Logistics Supply Chain for Corn Stover},
  author={Lynn M. Wendt and William Alan Smith and Damon S. Hartley and Daniel Wendt and Jeff A. Ross and Danielle Sexton and John C. Lukas and Quang A. Nguyen and J. Austin Murphy and Kevin Kenney},
  journal={Frontiers in Energy Research},
Storing corn stover in wet, anaerobic conditions is an active management approach to reduce the risk of significant aerobic degradation and catastrophic loss due to fire. An estimated 50% of the corn stover available in the U.S. is too wet at the time of harvest to be stored safely in baled formats and is compatible with wet, anaerobic storage through ensiling. A logistics system based on field-chopping and particle size reduction early in the supply chain removes the dependency on field-drying… 
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