Economic Considerations of Biomass Conversion Processes

  • Fred A. Schooley


Earlier chapters have described various biomass conversion processes and processing procedures. This chapter provides a systematic method of estimating biomass process economics and determining the revenue required to produce useful fuels and chemicals from biomass feedstocks. Included is a discussion of capital investment economics as well as operating and maintenance costs, feedstock costs, and financial considerations.


Biomass Feedstock Biomass Conversion Discount Cash Flow Discount Cash Flow Conversion Plant 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fred A. Schooley
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  1. 1.California Institute of TechnologyPasadenaUSA

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