Tonini2012: Bioenergy from perennial plants

Last Updated on November 3, 2021 by admin

Tonini and co-workers performed life-cycle assessments of the use of a number of plants for production of heat or electricity. They find short-rotation coppice (Salix sp.) to be the most productive crop with a substitution effect of 80 tonnes of CO2-equivalents/ha, with however a large uncertainty that depends on the land-use change accounting. Read the whole article in  Environmental Science & Technology.