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COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS OF A STRAW-FIRED POWER PLANT IN VOJVODINA

ABSTRACT
In recent years, renewable energy sources have played an increasingly important role in potential energy production. The integration of renewable energy technologies into existing national energy system has therefore become a major challenge for many countries. Due to the importance of this matter, this paper deals with the comprehensive analysis for implementation of a power plant on biomass (straw). The analysis is conducted regarding several key indicators: availability of biomass, regulation, reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, location, land use, electricity price and social impacts. The analysis also includes favorable price for electricity produced from biomass relevant to national feed in tariffs. In order to demonstrate all above mentioned indicators, the region in Serbia (Province of Vojvodina) with significant potential in biomass, especially in straw, is selected. The results of the analysis are validated trough environmental and social aspects. Special attention is given to identifying risks for this application.
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2012-02-05
PAPER REVISED: 2012-02-11
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2012-03-13
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI120205064U
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2012, VOLUME 16, ISSUE Supplement 1, PAGES [S97 - S106]
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