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Bioenergy options for trees killed by the mountain pine beetle in British Columbia, Canada. 2006. Stennes, B.; McBeath, A.; White, W.A. Pages 57-75 in V. Segon and J. Domac, editors. Proceedings of the workshop "Socio-economic drivers in implementing bioenergy projects: local, regional, and cross-boundary partnerships in implementing bioenergy projects", June 6-9, 2005, Be√anec, Croatia. IEA Bioenergy Task 29, Energy Institute "Hrvoje Pozar", Zagreb, Croatia. 174 p.

Year: 2006

Issued by: Pacific Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 26665

Language: English

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Although the Nordic countries of the European Union have been at the forefront of commercial applications for woody biomass, Canada does have a large number of facilities producing energy from wood. The purpose of this study is to examine the utilization of the large feedstock stream resulting from the Mountain Pine Beetle epidemic occurring in the Northern and Central Interior of British Columbia. This will be compared to literature outlining other options and draw conclusions on the feasibility of beetle killed biomass bioenergy options in Canada.