Techno-economical Analysis of Wood Pellets Production for U . S . Manufacturers

  title={Techno-economical Analysis of Wood Pellets Production for U . S . Manufacturers},
  author={Adrian Pirraglia and Ronalds Gonzalez and Daniel E. Saloni},
Many companies in the U.S. are entering the wood pellets market due to the increasing importance of woody biomass utilization for energy purposes. Despite a 200% increase in U.S. production, it is difficult to obtain reliable information from the research community relative to the production costs, requirements, and market trends for wood pellets. Based on comprehensive investigations, a techno-economical model for the determination of production costs for U.S. manufacturers (internal market… CONTINUE READING