Renewable energy futures: Biomass and electricity
An Azwood Energy media release
Dr Martin Atkins, Senior Research Fellow with Waikato University’s Energy Research Group, comments on the make-up of realistic, renewable low-emissions energy options in New Zealand’s process heat sector while the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change calls for rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes.
The utilisation of woody biomass as a fuel source for industrial processing will be vital to meeting New Zealand’s emissions targets, according to a local energy expert. Dr Martin Atkins, Senior Research Fellow with Waikato University’s Energy Research Group, has advised some of New Zealand’s most iconic companies on their path towards lower emissions, from dairy giant, Fonterra, to pulp and paper processor, Oji.