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Title: Biomass Scenario Model

The Biomass Scenario Model (BSM) is a unique, carefully validated, state-of-the-art dynamic model of the domestic biofuels supply chain which explicitly focuses on policy issues, their feasibility, and potential side effects. It integrates resource availability, physical/technological/economic constraints, behavior, and policy. The model uses a system dynamics simulation (not optimization) to model dynamic interactions across the supply chain.
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Related Information: NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
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NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
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USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Bioenergy Technologies Office (EE-3B)
Country of Publication:
United States
09 BIOMASS FUELS Biomass; Biofuel; Biofuels; Supply chain; Biofuel industry; Policy; Feasibility; Resource availability; Economic constraints; System dynamics; Simulation; Incentives