Biomass combustion and co-firing

An overview has been prepared by Task 32 on the basis of the collective information and experience of members of the Task. It describes some of the major issues involved in biomass combustion and co-firing technologies for both domestic and industrial use. Information on the different topics can be found below. Alternatively, this overview can be downloaded in PDF format.

Introduction

Types of applications

Basic principles of biomass combustion

Biomass fuels available

Supply and pre-treatment

Small-scale appliances for space heating

Large-scale combustion

Power generation and cogeneration

Co-combustion

Environmental aspects of biomass combustion

For further information, readers are advised that Task 32 has prepared a Handbook on Biomass Combustion.