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

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

1st Edition - November 21, 2003

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  • Author: Ralph Sims
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080527949

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Description

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.

Key Features

  • Covers a number of perspectives, taking the reader through the whole process from the bioenergy resource through conversion to fuel, to policy issues
  • World class Editor and contributors
  • Accessible and useful to those working in agriculture, forestry and planning, as well as energy researchers

Readership

Academics, government researchers, postgraduate students in bioenergy, forestry and agriculture, + planners and developers.

Table of Contents

  • Biomass and resources, Ralph E H Sims and Nasir El Bassam
    Delivering the biomass to the conversion plant, Ralph E H Sims
    Heat, power and combined heat and power, Ralph P Overend
    Liquid and gaseous biomass fuels, Koon Ong Lim and Ralph E H Sims
    Policy options and strategies for market development of biomass : an Asian-Pacific perspective, Kyi Lwin
    Biomass - the fuel of the rural poor in developing countries, Pradeep Chaturvedi

Product details

  • No. of pages: 198
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier Science 2003
  • Published: November 21, 2003
  • Imprint: Elsevier Science
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080527949

About the Author

Ralph Sims

Affiliations and Expertise

Massey University, New Zealand

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