Multi-client Report: The Future of Biofuels Market Opportunities for Pulp and Paper Manufacturers

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Product type: Market report
Date of publication: 14 Nov 2007
Product format: Market Report
Number of pages: 116

The Future of Biofuels: Opportunities for Pulp and Paper Suppliers examines the biofuels market opportunities opening up to pulp and paper manaufacturers and will assess the suitability of biofuel production for different types of biomass and production processes. The global biofuels industry is quantified and forecast, broken down by end use application for all types of biofuels which the pulp and paper industry has the potential to produce.

Contents

  • List of tables
  • List of figures
  • Executive summary

INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY 

  • Objectives
  • Scope
  • Methodology
  • Definitions

THE BIOFUELS VALUE CHAIN

  • Introduction
  • Biomass energy
  • Liquid biofuels
    • Bioethanol and biodiesel
    • Biosyngas
    • FT biodiesel
    • Biomethanol
    • Bio-DME
  • The biofuels future value chain
    • Operators in the wood bioenergy and biofuels value chain
    • Potential suppliers of biofuels and technologies for the pulp and paper sector

BIOMASS AND BIOENERGY POLICIES AND REGULATIONS

  • Introduction
  • Biomass-derived energy sources worldwide
    • Drivers and barriers of biofuels development
    • Biomass for power generation
  • Governmental support policies
    • Brazil
    • US
    • China
    • India
    • EU

CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENTS

  • Introduction
  • Energy use and production by the pulp and paper industry
    • General trends
    • The main production processes in pulp and paper mills
    • Energy-efficiency developments in the global pulp and paper industry
  • Current approaches to increasing energy efficiency and reducing CO2emissions
    • Combined heat and power (CHP)
    • Paper recovery and recovered paper utilisation
  • Cutting-edge technologies
    • Zero-energy and carbon dioxide-free production
    • Black liquor gasification
    • Commercialisation of BLG systems
    • Biorefining
    • Economic prospects for gasification-based pulp mill biorefineries
  • Power generation
  • Best available techniques for pulp and paper mills
  • Adoption of new technologies in the paper supply chain
  • SWOT analysis

BIOFUELS MARKETS TO 2017

  • Introduction
  • World biofuels trends and demand
  • End-user markets
  • Prospects for transportation biofuels from pulp and paper mills in Europe
  • Global demand for renewable energy
  • Wood energy markets and trends in Europe
    • Renewable energy in Europe
    • Outlook for renewable energy supply by pulp and paper mills in Europe
  • References

For more information on this biofuels report, contact Steve Hill Global Head of Sales and Project Development

T: +44 (0) 1372 802025
F: +44 (0) 1372 802079
Email: shill@smithers.com