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Table 1 Biomass streams for bioenergy production in the four main scenarios in this analysis

From: New feed sources key to ambitious climate targets

Bioenergy source
(yield [tDM ha\(^{-1}\) year\(^{-1}\)])
Scenario Ref.
BAU BioEnergy Alg-Fuel Alg-feed
Forest plantations (10) \(\checkmark\) \(\checkmark\) \(\checkmark\) \(\checkmark\) [25]
Energy crops (20) \(\checkmark\) \(\checkmark\) \(\checkmark\) \(\checkmark\) [25]
Agricultural residues (5.5)   \(\checkmark\) \(\checkmark\) \(\checkmark\) [33]
Microalgae (as fuel 75)    \(\checkmark\)   [11]
  1. In the Alg-Feed scenario, algal biomass is used as feedstock, not for energy production. Biomass from all sources is assumed to generate energy (17.45 GJ tDM\(^{-1}\)) and net emissions (0.049 tC tDM\(^{-1}\), excluding land use change) uniformly