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Based on specific examples in the UK and elsewhere. These figures are given purelyas approximateguidance and precise energy requirements for a given building will depend on many constructional and operational factors. See notes belowfor fuel assumptions
|Building type||Annual energy demand (MWhth)||System size (kWth)||Wood chips p.a. 30% MC||Wood pellets p.a. 10% MC||Land area required|
Forest residues (ha)
|Small industrial unit||140||100||40||160||29||44||14||3||2.3|
|Large farm with outbuildings||
|District heating scheme||600||500||170||700||125||190||60||13||10|
|CHP (ORC)||14,800 (thermal)||1,850 (400 kWe)||
|CHP/Power station||16,000 (electrical)||2,000 kWe||20,000||40,000||14,600||21,800||6,900||1,550||1,160|
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