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Economic and life cycle assessments of biomass utilization

Leila Ahmadi Miyuru Kannangara Farid Bensebaa Cost-effectiveness of small scale biomass supply chain and bioenergy production systems in carbon credit markets: A life cycle perspective Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments 10 1016/j seta 2019 100627 37 (100627) (2020)

Life Cycle Assessment

Life Cycle Assessment Tools is a catalog of tools for life cycle data management and analysis USDA Life Cycle Assessment Commons Inventory Data is a collection of unit processes formatted for use in LCA software Case Studies and Supporting Data provides access to supporting data that are not formatted for use in LCA software

From the allocation debate to a substitution paradox in

in waste bioenergy studies a comprehensive review of scien-tific literature was performed for the period 2010–2018 in internationalpeer-reviewedjournals Theterm"avoidedemis-sions" in combination with the terms "bioenergy" and "life cycle assessment" were searched in the title abstract and keywords of publications in the Scopus

Life cycle assessment of bioenergy systems: State of the

Jan 01 2011In general bioenergy studies which examined life cycle consequences on human and ecosystem toxicity as well as on other impact categories concluded that most but not all bioenergy systems lead to increased impacts when compared to fossil reference systems (Halleux et al 2008 Kaltschmitt et al 1997 Zah et al 2007) This applies

Life Cycle Assessment as a support tool for bioenergy policy

Outline: Applying LCA for quantifying the climate effects of bioenergy Urgent need for replacing fossil fuels in order to mitigate climate change bioenergy systems promising strategy Life Cycle Assessment as a decision-support tool for bioenergy Quantified benefits of bioenergy systems very variable and depend on methodological choices

Life cycle assessment Jobs

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS PERCENT OF TIME: () Collection and management of data required for Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) (30: 3-7 years Special skills knowledge or certifications preferred: • Life cycle assessment of bioenergy systems Proficiency in GREET BIOGRACE GHGenius or other LCA tools a strong plus

Climate Change Effects of Biomass and Bioenergy Systems

systems bioenergy technologies and terrestrial carbon sequestration The Task considers questions of GHG estimation in agriculture forestry and the energy sector with application to GHG inventory reporting and life cycle assessment and contributes to the work of

Greenhouse Gas Balances of Bioenergy Systems

1 Climate Change: a bioenergy driver and constraint 2 Policy mechanisms 3 The role of life cycle assessment 4 Scope of system for analysis 5 Carbon sequestration 6 Accounting for Greenhouse Gas Balances Associated with Land-Use 7 Harvesting Processing and Transporting Biomass 8 Conversion technologies 9 End-Uses 10

Greenhouse Gas Balances of Bioenergy Systems

1 Climate Change: a bioenergy driver and constraint 2 Policy mechanisms 3 The role of life cycle assessment 4 Scope of system for analysis 5 Carbon sequestration 6 Accounting for Greenhouse Gas Balances Associated with Land-Use 7 Harvesting Processing and Transporting Biomass 8 Conversion technologies 9 End-Uses 10

Life Cycle Assessment of Sequestration and Exchange of

Goals / Objectives The goal of this proposal is to provide process based information that will quantify carbon sequestration and guide land use planning and facilities permitting It addresses the regional impacts of sustainable biofuel production in arid irrigated production environments The outputs will be a five year life cycle assessment of bidirectional fluxes and storage of water

Product Life

Apr 04 2020A product life-cycle assessment takes an overall view of that item's impact on the environment – and in doing so offers a true picture of how green that product really is The aim is for consumers manufacturers and policy makers to be given a true environmental picture of any product

Carbon life cycle assessment evidence analysis

The ETI invested 178 000 in a seven month Carbon Life Cycle Assessment Evidence Analysis project in its Bioenergy Programme The project reviewed existing life cycles assessment studies to compile reliable data sources for assessments upon UK relevant bioenergy feedstocks Renewable and sustainable energy consultancy North Energy Associates (NEA) led the project working with Forest

Report for the Australian Renewable Energy Agency Method

Provide bioenergy proponents with insights into the environmental benefits and risks across the full life cycle of the bioenergy product ISO 14040 – Environmental management — Life cycle assessment — Principles and framework describes the principles and framework for life cycle assessment

Life Cycle Assessment Harmonization

Life Cycle Assessment Harmonization In this project NREL reviewed and harmonized life cycle assessments (LCAs) of electricity generation technologies to reduce uncertainty around estimates for environmental impacts and increase the value of these assessments to the

Cattle feed or bioenergy? Consequential life cycle

Mar 27 2014Consequential life cycle assessment of bioenergy Life cycle assessment (LCA) is a systems approach used to quantify material and energy flows and associated environmental burdens arising over the production consumption and disposal or recycling of a specified quantity (functional unit) of product or service (ISO 2006a b )

Life

In this study the biorefinery process for generating amino acids (AA) from grass silage is analyzed ecologically Life-cycle assessment is conducted in accordance with ISO 14040 and ISO 14044 A kilogram of amino acid is selected as a functional unit The system boundary is drawn around silage production and includes both agricultural and conversion processes

What is Product Life Cycle Assessment

Apr 04 2020Ingredients of product life-cycle assessment The assessment is ordinarily broken down into different stages: Extraction and processing of raw materials This is a full understanding of the journey from source to point of manufacture that the building blocks of any product take

LIFE CYCLE IMPACTS OF FOREST MANAGEMENT AND

recent report Life Cycle Impacts of Forest Management and Wood Utilization on Carbon Mitigation: Knowns and Unknowns (Lippke et al 2011) This recent report by Lippke et al is the first to apply systematic life cycle analysis to forest bioenergy development and resulted in a number of key findings including the following

Life Cycle Assessment of Sequestration and Exchange of

Goals / Objectives The goal of this proposal is to provide process based information that will quantify carbon sequestration and guide land use planning and facilities permitting It addresses the regional impacts of sustainable biofuel production in arid irrigated production environments The outputs will be a five year life cycle assessment of bidirectional fluxes and storage of water

Management and Life Cycle Assessment of Bioenergy Crop

Management and Life Cycle Assessment of Bioenergy Crop Production Paul R Adler USDA-ARS Biofuel Research Program University Park Pennsylvania Managing Ecosystem Functions of Forage and Grazing Lands (SY:Biofuels Adler 1 0) NP213 (307) BIOENERGY Planning and Coordination Meeting

LIFE CYCLE IMPACTS OF FOREST MANAGEMENT AND

The evaluation of forest bioenergy opportunities occurs in the context of balancing life cycle benefits of using a renewable material with responsible management of diverse forest resources The following considerations directly relate to the potential life cycle impacts of bioenergy development and the influence on carbon cycles

Cattle feed or bioenergy? Consequential life cycle

Mar 27 2014Consequential life cycle assessment of bioenergy Life cycle assessment (LCA) is a systems approach used to quantify material and energy flows and associated environmental burdens arising over the production consumption and disposal or recycling of a specified quantity (functional unit) of product or service (ISO 2006a b )

A critical analysis of the carbon neutrality assumption in

Oct 25 2017A critical analysis of the carbon neutrality assumption in life cycle assessment of forest bioenergy systems Weiguo Liu a Zhen Yu b c Xinfeng Xie d Klaus von Gadow e f Changhui Peng a g a Center for Ecological Forecasting and Global Change College of Forestry Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University Yangling Shaanxi 712100 China

Bioenergy life cycle assessment and management in energy

Hence Thornley et al (2015) examined bioenergy systems for electricity heat chemical and biochar production on scientific basis using consistent life cycle assessment methodology scope of system and assumptions Their findings showed that bioenergy delivers substantial and

Climate Change Effects of Biomass and Bioenergy Systems

systems bioenergy technologies and terrestrial carbon sequestration The Task considers questions of GHG estimation in agriculture forestry and the energy sector with application to GHG inventory reporting and life cycle assessment and contributes to the work of

Paul Adler : USDA ARS

His research focus is on the potential use of marginal croplands for biofuel production conducting research at multiple scales on the ecology and management of grasslands and life cycle assessment of a range of bioenergy crop production systems including net greenhouse gas emissions energy balance and the impact of climate change

Bioenergy production and environmental impacts

May 24 2018Life cycle assessment (LCA) is a widely used method for quantifying environmental impacts associated with all stages of a product's life from cradle to grave (that is from raw material extraction through processing distribution use and end-of-life) (Pennington et al 2004) The LCA has been extensively applied to analyze the pros and cons towards the surrounding environment of bioenergy