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Biomass and waste potentials

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Description Biomass and wast potentials for energy use including wood, manure, green and fossil waste and sewage sludge, 2015-2060. This version includes the potentials in mass and energy units.
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Individual data files (csv, xlsx)
biomass-potentials-energy.csv (7 kB)
biomass-potentials-mass.csv (6 kB)
biomass-costs.csv (2 kB)
Meta data README.md
datapackage.json
Sources G. Guidati, A. Marcucci, T. Damartzis and V. Burg, 2020. Biomass and waste potentials for Energy Use in Switzerland, JASM working paper
V. Burg, G. Bowman, M. Erni, R. Lemm and O. Thees, 2018. Analyzing the potential of domestic biomass resources for the energy transition in Switzerland. Biomass and Bioenergy 111, 60-69.
O. Thees, V. Burg, M. Erni, G. Bowman, R. Lemm, 2017. Biomass for Swiss Energy Transition SCCER-BIOSWEET. Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL)
Contact Gianfranco Guidati | Adriana Marcucci
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Field documentation

Biomass and waste potentials in energy units (biomass-potentials-energy.csv)

Field Name Type (Format) Description
Scenario text Scenario: Reference, High or Low, corresponding to the population scenarios
Category text Biomass category
Feedstock number Biomass Feedstock (subcategory)
2015...2060 (PJ) number Potential in 2015 to 2060 (PJ)

Biomass and waste potentials in mass units (biomass-potentials-mass.csv)

Field Name Type (Format) Description
Scenario text Scenario: Reference, High or Low, corresponding to the population scenarios
Category text Biomass category
Feedstock number Biomass Feedstock (subcategory)
2015...2060 (kton) number Potential in 2015 to 2060 (kton)

Biomass costs by category and potential (biomass-costs.csv)

Field Name Type (Format) Description
Category text Biomass category
Feedstock number Biomass Feedstock (subcategory)
Sustainable Potential (PJ) number Sustainable Potential (PJ)
Cost (CHF/GJ) number Cost (CHF/GJ)
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