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Biomass Value Chain Modelling - Integrated Case Study Report - update report

Citation Montemurro, F., Bauen, A. and Shah, N. Biomass Value Chain Modelling - Integrated Case Study Report - update report, ETI, 2012. https://doi.org/10.5286/UKERC.EDC.000027.
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Author(s) Montemurro, F., Bauen, A. and Shah, N.
Project partner(s) Electricité de France SA (EDF SA), Cranfield University, Forest Research, Rothamsted Research, University of Southampton, Agra-Ceas, E4TECH (UK) LTD, IC Consultants Ltd
Publisher ETI
DOI https://doi.org/10.5286/UKERC.EDC.000027
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Associated Project(s) ETI-BI2002: Biomass Systems Value Chain Model (BVCM)
Associated Dataset(s) No associated datasets
Abstract This deliverable provides a short description of all updates made to the BVCM toolkit in Phase 2. The Phase 2 updates to the BVCM toolkit can be broadly grouped into 4 types: improvement to the optimisation model, improvement in model settings, improvement in the technology representation, and improvement in the resources representation.

These updates constitute a significant improvement to the BVCM toolkit. In general, the updates:
  • ensure a wider, more detailed representation of possible bioenergy pathways
  • raise the overall data quality and level of confidence in the model
  • improve the user interface
  • increase the options for use cases and scenarios
Overall, the BVCM model delivered at the end of Phase 2 provides a very robust tool to identify promising resource - technology combinations to be considered for acceleration by theETI.