14 Demand for Eucalyptus wood 10 million ton/year (2010)
15 Australia: Wood Chip Exports Decrease in 2009 The export price for Eucalyptus chips going to Japan settled at the same level as in the 1H/09 and Softwood chip export prices for chips shipped from Portland, Victoria fell US$19/BDU to US$140.50/BDU (US$129/odmt) in the 1H/09. Australian softwood chips were close to the lowest cost chips delivered to Japan in the 2Q/09, only slightly higher than the price for Douglas-fir chips from the US. Radiata pine from New Zealand and spruce-pine-fir chips from Canada are currently the highest cost fiber delivered to Japanese pulp mills.(http://www.fordaq.com/fordaq/news/Australia_Japan_export_woodchips_eucalyptus_pulp_20964.html)
16 Biomass Briquettes Model Biomass Briquette for ThailandBiomass Briquettes ModelHeat content (RFD, 1997)Charcoal from Legume spp ~ 7,391 cal / gm.Fuel wood from Legume spp ~ 4,721 cal / gm.Briquette from Bagasse ~ 3,172 cal / gm.Briquette from Bagasse : coconut husk ~ 2,975 cal / gm.(1:2)Biomass pellet andbriquettes105 t/aGreen Biomass300 t/a1 FAMILY10 RaiDry Biomass150 t/aDry10 daysPrice 3,000 Baht/tIncome 315,000 Baht/tPrice 500 Baht/tonIncome 150,000 BahtB – briquettes and pelletGreen BiomassDry Biomass160 Fam1,000 Rai30,000 t/a15,000 t/a10,500 t/aX 3,000 Baht/t= 31.5 Mil – Baht/a
18 Green energya key saving for electricitytwo harvests per yearReaches 4 meters in height55 tons / ha / yr (9 tons / Rai / yr)Grass 1.15 kg = 1 kWh of Electricity1,140 Rai / 1 MW (183 ha / 1 MW)LHV of Grass = Kcal / kg with 25% humidityNapier grass(Pennisetum purpureum)Elephant grassKing grassSudan grassAdvantagespropagated easilyeasy to cutdrought – resistantpalatable for livestockgrows very fastsimilar to wood pelletsyields tons / a(Dry Biomass)Eucalyptus tree(Fast growing Biomass)Advantages7 years to reach a size worth telling7.5 tons a year to 20.0 tons / a(Dry Biomass)Cellulose and charcoal
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