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Title: Electricity generation form rice huske in indian rice mills:potential and fnancial viability
Authors: Kapur, T
Kandpal, T.C
Keywords: Husk availability
rice husk gasifiers
financial feasibility
unit cost of electricity
rice mill
paddy parboiling
Issue Date: 1996
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Citation: Biomass and Bioenergy 10, S/6, 393 403
Abstract: Rice husk generated as a by-product of rice processing is an important energy resource. The availability of this resource in India has been assessed and the technologies for exploitation of its energy potential in rice processing industry discussed. Nomographs have been developed for estimation of the husk required to meet the energy demand of parboiling, drying and milling operations. The unit cost of electricity using rice husk gasifier-based power generation systems has been calculated and its financial feasibility assessed in comparison with utility-supplied and diesel-generated electricity. With the cost and efficiency data assumed here, the unit cost of electricity produced by rice husk gasifier-dual fuel engine-generator system varies between Rs Z/kWh and Rs 7/kWh.
URI: http://eprint.iitd.ac.in/dspace/handle/2074/197
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