This report is concerned with the existing volumes of renewable wood energy products (RWEP) currently used in Alaska and the potential demand for RWEP for residential and community heating projects in the state. By using peak prices from the fall of 2008, the potential value of a British thermal unit (Btu) from various fuels has been calculated to identify those situations where wood-based fuels are economically competitive or advantageous when compared with alternative fuel sources. If fuel oil prices increase to the levels experienced in 2008, there would be a strong economic incentive to convert heating systems to use solid wood fuels. Charts and tables. This is a print on demand edition of an important, hard-to-find report.Literature. Cited. Alaska Climatic Research Center [ACRC]. 2009. Mean annual heating degree ... Forest products and 28 GENERAL TECHNICAL REPORT PNW -GTR-827 Metric Equivalents Common and Scientific Names Literature Cited.
|Title||:||Developing Estimates of Potential Demand for Renewable Wood Energy Products in Alaska|
|Author||:||Allen M. Brackley|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2011-04|