Integrated energy systems in China - The cold Northeastern region experience

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Rome, 1994

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Part I. An integrated energy system for the cold Northeastern region of China

List of contributors

1. Introduction: Generalities concerning energy integrated systems

1.1. Host country strategy: sustainable energy production and consumption
1.2. Renewable energy sources available at the site and corresponding facilities
1.3. The project main activities and objectives
1.4. The project's energy input-output flow
1.5. The farm

2. Breeding and cultivation of sweet sorghum

2.1. Breeding Shennong no. 2 with high grain yield and high juice sugar content
2.2. Accumulation of dry matter and sugar and formation of yield in sweet sorghum
2.3. Inheritance of sugar content in sorghum stalk
2.4. Research on alcohol production of stalk for several sweet sorghum varieties
2.5. Sweet sorghum production by multiple cropping with early maturing crops
2.6. The effect of different cultivation techniques on sweet sorghum

3. Study on the mechanization of sweet sorghum cultivation

3.1. Process and machinery
3.2. Pneumatic sprayer
3.3. The plan and effect of deep plow
3.4. Sweet sorghum leaf stripping device

4. Ethanol production from sweet sorghum

4.1. Components of sweet sorghum stem juice
4.2. Study on palletizing machine for yeast cells immobilized carrier production
4.3. Research on refining alcohol I from juice of sweet sorghum stem

5. Alcohol and cotton oil as alternative fuels for internal combustion engines

5.1. The fuel properties of alcohol and basic principles of engine conversion
5.2. Conversion design of a L195 diesel engine to ethanol/diesel fuel
5.3. Studies on burning gasoline/ethanol blended fuel in gasoline engines
5.4. Studies on using vegetable oil for diesel engine
5.5. Field test system for evaluating a tractor

6. Livestock house and biogas system

6.1. Animal feeding and its house
6.2. Biogas production
6.3. Biogas as a substitute for diesel fuel
6.4. Cogeneration units

7. The research progress of biomass pyrolysis processes

7.1. General introduction
7.2. Biomass pyrolysis system
7.3. Products and their characteristics
7.4. Pretreatment and characterization of feedstocks
7.5. Pilot rotating cone reactor established in SAU

8. Solar house

8.1. The combined passive solar energy training building
8.2. The passive and active combined solar working office

9. Research on the temperature environment of solar greenhouse

9.1. The temperature simulation and structural optimization of the solar greenhouse
9.2. The underground heat exchange system of protected vegetable cultivation
9.3. The benefit of vegetable production in the underground heat exchange solar greenhouse

10. Integrated energy self-served animal and plant complementary ecosystem in China

10.1. Introduction
10.2. History and principle of the integrated energy self-served animal and plant complementary producing system
10.3. The investigation of the problems of the integrated energy self-served ecosystem
10.4. The structure improvement of the energy self-served animal and plant complementary ecosystem
10.5. The study and test of the ventilation system in the E-W form of the ecosystem

11. Energy balance analysis on an integrated energy system

11.1. Production structure of the farm
11.2. Energy balance in alcohol fuel production and the utilization system
11.3. Heat and electricity balance in an IES
11.4. Dimensioning of energy producing plants

12. Economic analysis of the project

12.1. Introduction
12.2. Illustration of the pilot project
12.3. Collect the data and establish the database
12.4. Search for alternatives
12.5. Evaluate the alternatives
12.6. Identify the best alternative
12.7. Results of economic analysis and proposal plan
12.8. Conclusion

Part II. Selected works of academics for the cold Northeastern region of China

The technology of converting biomass into shaped fuels

Materials and methods
Results and discussion

Lean burning of biomass gas from VCFB process in internal combustion engine - Finding the right way of utilizing biomass energy

Equipment and testing procedures
Results and discussion

Study on performance of biomass gasifier-engine systems and their environmental aspects

System design principle and test apparatus
Results and discussion

Utilization of natural zeolites for solar energy storage

Storing solar energy principle of zeolites
Experimental research and results analysis

A study on anaerobic wine lees tail liquid aerobically treated with fiber packing biofilm reactor

Mechanism of the treating process
Analyses of the biodegradability of anaerobic wine lees tail liquid
Technological process and equipment for the experiment
Results and discussions

Utilizing wind energy to develop aquaculture industry

Significance of enhancing oxygen content in fishponds
Utilizing wind energy to enhance the oxygen content in fishponds
The pathways of utilizing wind energy to increase water temperature in fishponds
Conclusions and recommendations

Circulating fluidized bed gasifier for biomass

Design of the fast fluidized BED
Performance of the CFBG

A potential renewable energy resource development and utilization of biomass energy

I. Introduction
II. Biomass resource and its energy value
III. Utilization of biomass
IV. Prospect of biomass utilization

Effect of ecological agriculture project construction on the regional environment improvement

The effect of ecological environment destruction
Utilizing ecological agriculture project to improve the regional environment
The situation of implementing and results
Problems need solving in the construction of ecological agriculture

The experimental study of solar ox-fattening shed

Solar ox-shed structure
Experiment and measurement
Analysis of the cost and benefit of the solar ox-fattening shed

Energy environment and agriculture in China

I. The energy pattern of China
II. Environmental issues
III. The relationship between NRSE and agricultural and economic development.

Experiences on wind energy utilization in Korea

1. Introduction
2. Site description
3. KIST-20 project
4. Concluding remarks

The energy integrated system of the shenyang agricultural university: A possible solution for the energetic problem in the northeast region of China

1) Introduction
2) Energy integrated systems
3) The SAU'S energy integrated system
4) Comments about the SAU'S energy integrated system
5) Proposals for future activities in the project
6) Conclusions
7) Bibliography