Assessment of agricultural biomass potential to electricity generation in Riau Province

P. Papilo, I. Kusumanto, K. Kunaifi

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Utilization of biomass as a source of electrical power is one potential solution that can be developed in order to increase of the electrification ratio and to Achieve the national energy security. However, now it is still difficult, to Determine the amount of potential energy that can be used as an alternative power generation. Therefore, as a preliminary step to assess the feasibility of biomass development as a power generation source, an analysis of potential resources are required, especially from some of the main commodities, both of residues of agriculture and plantation. This study aims to assessing the potential of biomass-based supply from unutilized resources that can be Obtained from the residues of agricultural and plantations sectors, such as rice straw and rice husk; Dry straw and chaff of rice; corn stalks and cobs; stalks of cassava; and fiber, shell, empty fruit Bunches, kernels and liquid wastes in the palm oil factories. More research is focused on the theoretical energy potential measurements using a statistical approach which has been developed by Biomass Energy Europe (BEE). Results of the assessment has been done and showed that the total theoretical biomass energy that can be produced is equal to 77,466,754.8 Gj year -1. Theoretically, this potential is equivalent to generate electricityof year 21,518,542.8 MWh -1.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012006
JournalIOP conference series: Earth and environmental science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2 Jun 2017
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Conference on Biomass: Technology, Application, and Sustainable Development, ICB 2016 - Bogor, Indonesia
Duration: 10 Oct 201611 Oct 2016


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