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Gewählte Master / Diploma Thesis:

Sophie Holper (2017): Die Nutzung von kommunal anfallendem Baum- und Strauchschnitt zur regionalen Energieerzeugung im Burgenland.
Master / Diploma Thesis - Institut für Verfahrens- und Energietechnik (IVET), BOKU-Universität für Bodenkultur, pp 130. UB BOKU obvsg

Data Source: ZID Abstracts
Residues from cutting trees and bushes not only represent a valuable source of carbon and nutrients but also provide structural material which is necessary for the composting process. With respect to the need of moving away from fossil fuels towards an increasing use of renewable energies, the energy content of this material flow is also of interest. Those parts of green waste which are high in calorific value can substitute wood chips in technically suitable biomass cogeneration or heating plants. The existing biomass infrastructure in Burgenland, as well as the need to establish an efficient standard system for the collection of municipal green waste, suggest that a redesign of the use of this material flow should be considered. The results of the work are based on the synthesis of existing literature and a series of expert interviews, supplemented by analytical statements by the author. A technically and ecologically ideal combination of both energy and material utilization as well as the necessary preparation of residues from cutting trees and bushes were identified and transferred into an explicit concept for Burgenland, taking into account regional conditions. The amounts of annually occurring green waste and theoretically producible energy were roughly estimated. Possible potentials, consequences and barriers of the concept were investigated. The legal and funding policy conditions for the implementation of the concept were identified. Significant restrictions arise on the one hand by the prescribed procedure for discharging the materials from waste regime. On the other hand the loss of the green electricity feed-in tariff for electricity produced by such substitute fuels lead to economic disadvantages for the power plant operators.

Beurteilende(r): Pröll Tobias
1.Mitwirkender: Binner Erwin

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