publication . Other literature type . Article . 2008

International bioenergy trade in the Netherlands

Martin Junginger; Marc de Wit; Richard Sikkema; André Faaij;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2008
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: Netherlands
Abstract
The international biomass trade in the Netherlands has been growing strongly over the last few years, but information on the corresponding volumes, origins and prices is barely available. The objectives of this paper are to quantify imported and exported biomass volumes and origins, and identify drivers and barriers behind the trade flows. Data collection was based on existing statistics and information obtained from biomass traders and end-users. Net import of biomass for energy purposes has been increasing from 2.5 PJ in 2003 to above 20 PJ in 2005–2006, consisting mainly of vegetable oils, agricultural residues and wood and wood-derived fuels, used to almost ...
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free text keywords: Agronomy and Crop Science, Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment, Waste Management and Disposal, Forestry, Energy policy, Agricultural economics, Tariff, Agriculture, business.industry, business, Renewable energy, Environmental science, Crop residue, Bioenergy, Biofuel, Biomass
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