Biomass Terminology Standard Revision offers new definitions.March 7, 2011 -
Standard ANSI/ASABE S593.1, Terminology and Definitions for Biomass Production, Harvesting and Collection, Storage, Processing, Conversion and Utilization, has been revised based on user feedback, government interest, and mandates regarding production of bioenergy, biopower, and bioproducts from biomass. Revised edition improves upon the original, which developed 5 years ago, by including additional terms and definitions.
ASABE Revises Biomass Terminology and Definition Standard
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American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
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Press release date: March 1, 2011
ST JOSEPH, MICHIGAN- The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has revised its standard on biomass terminology and definitions to include additional terms and definitions.
The revised standard, ANSI/ASABE S593.1, Terminology and Definitions for Biomass Production, Harvesting and Collection, Storage, Processing, Conversion and Utilization, was revised based on positive feedback from the standard users, along with intensified government interest and mandates regarding the production of bioenergy, biopower and bioproducts from biomass. The original standard was developed five years ago to provide uniform terminology and definitions in this general area of the overall biofuels industry.
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