Bioenergy Options for a Cleaner Environment: in Developed and Developing Countries


  • Ralph Sims, Massey University, New Zealand

Bioenergy Options for a Cleaner Environment describes the biomass resource and its delivery. A panel of international experts describe the range of conversion technologies both commercially available and under development, and explore the technical, environmental and socio-economic barriers and benefits of using biomass in both developed and developing countries.
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Academics, government researchers, postgraduate students in bioenergy, forestry and agriculture, + planners and developers.


Book information

  • Published: December 2003
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-044351-5

Table of Contents

Biomass and resources, Ralph E H Sims and Nasir El BassamDelivering the biomass to the conversion plant, Ralph E H SimsHeat, power and combined heat and power, Ralph P OverendLiquid and gaseous biomass fuels, Koon Ong Lim and Ralph E H SimsPolicy options and strategies for market development of biomass : an Asian-Pacific perspective, Kyi LwinBiomass - the fuel of the rural poor in developing countries, Pradeep Chaturvedi