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Utilisation of poultry litter as an energy feedstock

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dc.contributor.author Lynch, Deirdre
dc.contributor.author Henihan, Anne Marie
dc.contributor.author Bowen, Barry
dc.contributor.author Lynch, Declan
dc.contributor.author McDonnell, Kevin
dc.contributor.author Kwapinski, Witold
dc.contributor.author Leahy, James J.
dc.date.accessioned 2013-10-23T14:58:18Z
dc.date.available 2013-10-23T14:58:18Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.citation LYNCH, D., HENIHAN, A. M., BOWEN, B., LYNCH, D., MCDONNELL, K., KWAPINSKI, W. & LEAHY, J. J. 2013. Utilisation of poultry litter as an energy feedstock. Biomass and Bioenergy, 49, 197-204 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/3413
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract This paper examines poultry litter (PL) as a resource in fuel quality terms and illustrates how the small scale application of fluidised bed technology solves both energy and waste problems, while producing a nutrient rich ash. PL was found to have a higher heating value (HHV) of 18 GJ t−1 on a dry basis (db). On an as received basis (ar), it had an ash mass fraction of 9% and the elemental phosphorous content of the ash was 110 g kg−1. The resultant mineral matter can be utilised as a nutrient substitute for mineral fertiliser. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Elsevier en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Biomass and Bioenergy;49, February, pp. 197-204
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biombioe.2012.12.009
dc.rights This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Biomass and Bioenergy. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Biomass and Bioenergy,2013, 49, February, pp. 197-204, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biombioe.2012.12.009 en_US
dc.subject energy en_US
dc.subject poultry litter en_US
dc.subject phosphorous en_US
dc.subject fluidised bed combustion en_US
dc.subject ash en_US
dc.title Utilisation of poultry litter as an energy feedstock en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor IRCSET en_US
dc.relation.projectid RSF 07 559 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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