TITLE

Dried trees clean up bio-power

PUB. DATE
March 1992
SOURCE
New Scientist;3/28/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1814, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a new low-pollution approach to generating electricity from biomass. The technique; The Electric Power Research Institute's spending of $650,000 on the tests; Advantages.
ACCESSION #
9205041289

 

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