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

Details

No. of pages:
198
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2003
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
Print ISBN:
9780080443515
Electronic ISBN:
9780080527949

About the author

Ralph Sims

Affiliations and Expertise

Massey University, New Zealand