To determine the environmental implications of producing electricity from biomass and coal, life cycle assessments (LCA) have been conducted on systems based on three power generation options: (1) a biomass-fired integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) system, (2) three coal-fired power plant technologies, and (3) a system cofiring waste biomass with coal.

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Contact Person: 
Margaret Mann
Contact Organization: 
NREL
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Author: 
Spath, Pam
Publication Year: 
1998
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