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Small-scale Biomass Gasifiers for Heat and Power: A Global Review

Small-scale Biomass Gasifiers for Heat and Power: A Global Review



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Small−Scale Biomass Gasifiers for Heat and Power
A Global ReviewHubert E. StassenWORLD BANK TECHNICAL PAPER NUMBER 296ENERGY SERIESbreak Copyright © 1995The International Bank for Reconstructionand Development/The World Bank 1818 H Street, N.W.Washington, D.C. 20433, U.S.A.All rights reservedManufactured in the United States of AmericaFirst printing October 1995Technical Papers are published to communicate the results of the Bank's work to the development communitywith the least possible delay. The typescript of this paper therefore has not been prepared in accordance with theprocedures appropriate to formal printed texts, and the World Bank accepts no responsibility for errors. Somesources cited in this paper may be informal documents that are not readily available.The findings, interpretations, and conclusions expressed in this paper are entirely those of the author(s) andshould not be attributed in any manner to the World Bank, to its affiliated organizations, or to members of itsBoard of Executive Directors or the countries they represent. The World Bank does not guarantee the accuracy of the data included in this publication and accepts no responsibility whatsoever for any consequence of their use.The boundaries, colors, denominations, and other information shown on any map in this volume do not imply onthe part of the World Bank Group any judgment on the legal status of any territory or the endorsement oracceptance of such boundaries.The material in this publication is copyrighted. Requests for permission to reproduce portions of it should be sentto the Office of the Publisher at the address shown in the copyright notice above. The World Bank encouragesdissemination of its work and will normally give permission promptly and, when the reproduction is fornoncommercial purposes, without asking a fee. Permission to copy portions for classroom use is granted throughthe Copyright Clearance Center, Inc., Suite 910, 222 Rosewood Drive, Danvers, Massachusetts 01923, U.S.A.The complete backlist of publications from the World Bank is shown in the annual
Index of Publications
, whichcontains an alphabetical title list (with full ordering information) and indexes of subjects, authors, and countriesand regions. The latest edition is available free of charge from the Distribution Unit, Office of the Publisher, TheWorld Bank, 1818 H Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20433, U.S.A., or from Publications, The World Bank, 66, aavenue d'Iéna, 75116 Paris, France.ISSN: 0253−7494
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Cover photo: Matthew Mendis, Alternative Energy Development, Inc.Hubert E. Stassen is Director of the Biomass Technical Group, Enschede, The Netherlands.
Library of Congress Cataloging−in−Publication Data
Stassen, Hubert E., 1942−Small−scale biomass gasifiers for heat and power: a global review / Hubert E. Stassen.p. cm. — (World Bank technical paper ISSN 0253−7494 ; no.296. Energy series)Includes bibliographical references (p. − ).ISBN 0−8213−3371−21. Gas producers. 2. Biomass energy. I. Title. II. Series:World Bank technical paper; no. 296. III. Series: World Bank technical paper. Energy series.TP762.S73 1995333.95´39—dc20 95−35168CIPbreak ENERGY SERIESNo.240Ahmed,
Renewable Energy Technologies: A Review of the Status and Costs of Selected Technologies
No.242Barnes, Openshaw, Smith, and van der Plas,
What Makes People Cook with Improved Biomass Stoves? AComparative International Review of Stove Programs
No.243Menke and Fazzari,
Improving Electric Power Utility Efficiency: Issues and Recommendations
No.244Liebenthal, Mathur, and Wade,
Solar Energy: Lessons from the Pacific Island Experience
Technological Development and Pollution Abatement: A Study of How Enterprises are Finding Alternatives to Chlorofluorocarbons
No.278Wijetilleke and Karunaratne,
Air Quality Management: Considerations for Developing Countries
No.279Anderson and Ahmed,
The Case for Solar Energy Investments
No.286Tavoulareas and Charpentier,
Clean Coal Technologies for Developing Countries
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