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Estimates of U.S. wood energy consumption from 1949 to 1981.

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Published by Energy Information Administration, Office of Coal, Nuclear, Electricity, and Alternate Fuels, U.S. Dept. of Energy, Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. [distributor in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Fuelwood industry -- United States.,
    • Fuelwood -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsUnited States. Office of Coal, Nuclear, Electric, and Alternate Fuels.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9769.F843 U64 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 149 p. :
      Number of Pages149
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3142579M
      LC Control Number82603358

      Consumption of Energy Wood It is estimate that the wood products sec-tor current uses about 6 PJ of energy from wood biomass each year. This is mostly in the large heating plants in the panelboard mills but also in sawmills were residues are combusted to run kilns. However, the potential exists to greatly increase the amount of energyFile Size: 1MB.   The use of wood energy – including firewood and charcoal – is largely considered an option of last resort. It evokes time-consuming wood collection, health hazards and small-scale fuel used by poor families in rural areas where there are no other energy .

      Energy consumption in buildings has been growing in aggregate over time. Today, the nation’s million households and more than million commercial buildings consume more energy than the transportation or industry sectors, accounting for nearly 40 percent of total U.S. energy use. The total utility bill for energy used by U.S. buildings. Similarly, Song et al. () find that households' fuelwood use in the U.S. is affected primarily by non-wood energy prices in rural areas, whilst mainly influenced by household size and income.

        Last year, wood fuels represented the most important energy source in Finland, covering 27 percent of total energy consumption. According to preliminary data from Statistics Finland, the.   This letter consists of a first-order analysis of the primary energy embedded in water in the United States. Using a combination of top-down sectoral assessments of energy use together with a bottom-up allocation of energy-for-water on a component-wise and service-specific level, our analysis concludes that energy use in the residential, commercial, industrial and power sectors for direct Cited by:


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Estimates of U.S. wood energy consumption from 1949 to 1981 Download PDF EPUB FB2

– Annual estimates are from EIA, Estimates of U.S. Wood Energy Consumption from toTable A2. – Annual estimates are based on EIA, Form EIA‐, "Residential Energy Consumption Survey"; and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration regional heating degree‐day data.

Get this from a library. Estimates of U.S. wood energy consumption from to [United States. Office of Coal, Nuclear, Electric, and Alternate Fuels.; United States. Department of Energy.;]. Wood as an Energy Resource analyzes how wood is seen as a possible source of alternative energy and evaluates the extent of its use.

The book covers the trends of wood as fuel in different countries, including its current use, value as fuel, comparison with other fuels, supply, delivery, and Edition: 1. stimulated increases in wood energy use in several sectors of the economy.

By DOE estimates total wood energy use had risen to oil prices, combined with further pressure from environmental regulations, has created a situation in the forest products industries where most surplus wood residue is now being used for energy and. addition, much wood is burnt for energy after its original use: this is notably the case for wooden packaging, in- cluding pallets, and wood waste from demolished buildings.

The ETTS IV correspondents were asked, into provide estimates of the volumes of wood used as a source of energy in andas well as to estimate the. Economics of wood energy In the past decade, policies to encourage the use of renewable energy have grown in importance as part of the efforts to reduce dependence on non-renewable energy sources such as fossil fuels and as part of strategies to address global warming.

Wood energy has been identified as a potentially significant source of. 90 percent of the total U.S. energy consumption until In developing countries, biomass is still the dominant source of energy; billions of the world’s poor cook and heat with wood and other biomass, accounting for 14 percent of the world’s energy use (Sims ).

Today, biomass energy is derived from a variety of by: 4. A full set of reliable data on wood energy consumption and its dynamics is not available and can not be obtained without considerable efforts.

Therefore, 'best estimates' of consumption have to be made. Macro-level Factors: Population, GNP, Prices. An econometric model was developed to analyze U.S.

residential wood energy consumption over the – period. U.S. residential wood energy consumption is determined by demand from homes and supply from producers, some of whom are the residents within these by: 8.

07 May US energy-related CO 2 emissions decreased by % in According to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), US energy-related CO 2 emissions decreased by % into 5, MtCO 2, i.e. 15% below their peak of 6, MtCO 2 and offsetting a % surge in that was due to increased energy consumption (warmer weather spurred air conditioning demand).

energy consumption ranged from 84 to kWh/ MBF. The data was based on a case study methodol-ogy by visiting three sawmills in the state of West Virginia.

Other studies on energy use in the wood products sectorhavefocused moreonhowenergycostsimpact competitiveness of the industry. For example, Buehlmann et al. () surveyed in hardwoodCited by: 1. Contents. Agriculture Handbooks by Title; Agriculture Handbooks by Number - ; Subject Index (with links to Handbook Title) ; The National Agricultural Library (NAL) call number of each Agriculture Handbook is (), where xxx is the series document number of the publication.

industrial energy consumed (USDOE ). Wood energy use may have decreased from quad ( EJ) since The Forest Service and U.S. Department of Energy estimate use at and quad ( E and EJ), respectively.

We assume that the use of wood for energy remained fairly constant during the past few years, despite lower. 1 Commercial sector, including commercial combined-heat-and-power (CHP) and commercial electricity-only plants.

7 A balancing item. The sum of primary consumption in the five energy-use sectors equals the sum of total consumption in the four end-use sectors.

Estimates of U.S. wood energy consumption, [United States. Energy Information Administration, Office of Coal, Nuclear, Electric, and Alternate Fuels, U.S. Dept. of Energy, [] Edition/Format: Print book: National government publication: English Estimates of US wood energy consumption, Estimates of United States.

Those quantities continue to be included in total U.S. energy consumption as components of electricity net imports, with fuel sources unspecified.

The change results in a to quadrillion Btu drop in total renewable energy consumption from. 1 Most data are estimates. See Note, "Renewable Energy Production and Consumption," at end of Section 7 See Table for a breakdown of individual sources.: 2 Conventional hydroelectric power, geothermal, solar thermal, photovoltaic, and wind.

See Note 1, "Noncombustible Renewable Energy," at end of section. Notes: • Production data are estimates. Consumption data are estimates, except for hydroelectric power in – and forward, and wind. • See Note, "Renewable Energy Production and Consumption," at end of section.

• Totals may not equal sum. Publications Recent publications. Sustainable management of Miombo woodlands – Food security, nutrition and wood energy The Miombo woodland is a vast African dryland forest ecosystem covering close to million km2 across southern Africa.

The woodlands are characterized by the dominance of Brachystegia species, either alone or in association with Julbernardia and Isoberlinia species. building’s energy consumption, especially at the design stage.

A negative consequence of such a one-dimensional analysis, one that looks only at energy use, may be that one goal (energy reduction) is attainted at the cost of the other (user comfort). Therefore, it becomes necessary to transform building assessment into a multi-criteria analysis.

Manual for Statistics on Energy Consumption in Households 3 Introduction The statistical domain of energy is a good example of how our changing world impacts on the requirements of public data.

Until the early s, there was little concern about energy scarcity. High energy consumption .Energy Efficiency Measures in the Wood Manufacturing Industry B. Gopalakrishnan, A. Mate, Y. Mardikar, D.P.

Gupta and R.W. Plummer, West Virginia University, Industrial Assessment Center B. Anderson, West Virginia University, Division of Forestry ABSTRACT The objectives of the research are to examine the energy utilization profile of the woodFile Size: KB.fuel for energy, and this energy use has been growing at a substantial rate (Fig.

1). Wood energy use estimates for are given in Table 1 and shown in more detail for in Table 2. Though these wood energyuse estimates are surprisingly high, they are conservative because they may underestimate the wood burned by.