Strategy development and determination of barriers for thermal energy and electricity generation from agricultural biomass in Turkey

Ali Bascetincelik, H. Huseyin Ozturk, Kamil Ekinci, Durmuş Kaya, Murat Kacira, Cengiz Karaca

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Abstract

The present work deals with determining barriers for thermal energy and electricity generation from agricultural biomass in Turkey. Strategy development and determination of barriers were investigated in accordance with the work program requirements for the project entitled ''Exploitation of Agricultural Waste in Turkey'' under the European Life Third Countries Program. The study has been organized and presented according to the following three phases: (i) market barriers for electricity and thermal energy generation (ii) identification of barriers to the promotion of agricultural waste exploitation in Turkey, and (iii) conclusions for strategy development.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)277-294
Number of pages18
JournalEnergy Exploration and Exploitation
Volume27
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2009

Keywords

  • Agricultural biomass
  • Strategy development
  • Turkey

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering
  • Fuel Technology
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology

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