Biomass Heating Books

  • Towards sustainable production and use of resources: Assessing Biofuels

    This report was produced by the Working Group on biofuels of the International Panel for Sustainable Resource Managemet. It provides an overview of the key problems and perspectives toward sustainable production and use of biofuels. It is based on an extensive literature study, taking into account recent major reviews. The focus is on so-called ...

  • Biomass Issue Brief - Energy and Climate

    Biomass, the oldest form of renewable energy, has been used for thousands of years. Its relative share of use has declined with the emergence of fossil fuels to some 13% of the world's primary energy supply worldwide. This brief outlines the sustainability issues associated with biomass: its carbon neutrality, its use in heat and power generation, ...

  • Biofuels, Solar and Wind as Renewable Energy Systems

    With shortages of fossil energy, especially oil and natural gas, and heavy biomass energy use occurring in both developed and developing countries, a major focus has developed worldwide on renewable energy systems. Renewable energy systems include wind power, biomass, photovoltaics, hydropower, solar thermal, thermal ponds, and biogas. Currently, ...

  • Solar Thermal & Biomass Energy

    This book concerns renewable energy sources and in particular, it collects the state-of-the-art in thermal solar techniques and biomasses.Conventional energy sources based on oil, coal and natural gas are damaging economic and social progress, the environment and human life. Many people are concerned about these problems and wish to address the ...

  • Renewable Energy

    Introduction and Structure.- Fundamentals of Renewable Energy Resources.- Passive Use of Solar Energy.- Solar-Thermal Energy.- Photovoltaics.- Wind Energy.- Hydropower.- Near-Surface Geothermal Energy and Energy from Ambient Air.- Deep Geothermal.- Energy.- Appendices: Ocean Energy, Solar-Thermal Electrical Power Generation, Energy from ...

  • Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Fluidized Bed Combustion

    The Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Fluidized Bed Combustion collects 9 plenary lectures and 175 peer-reviewed technical papers presented in the conference held in Xi'an, China in May, 2009. It covers the latest fundamental research results, as well as the application experience from pilot plants, demonstrations and industrial ...

  • Aerosols in Biomass Combustion

    Band 6 of Series thermal biomass utilization / Schriftenreihe thermische Biomassenutzung Relevant topics of this book - Legislative regulations concerning fine particulate emissions - Health effects of aerosol immissions - Particle measurement techniques, aerosol characterisation methods, and analyses - Release of aerosol forming species ...

  • Aerosols and coarse fly ashes in fixed-bed biomass combustion

    Band 7 of Series thermal biomass utilization / Schriftenreihe thermische BiomassenutzungRelevant topics of this book - Particle measurement techniques - Aerosol and coarse fly ash characterisation methods and analyses - Comprehensive data concerning aerosol and fly ash emissions from fixed-bed biomass combustion plants equipped with ...

  • Proceedings of ISES World Congress 2007 (Vol.1-Vol.5)

    ISES Solar World Congress is the most important conference in the solar energy field around the world. The subject of ISES SWC 2007 is Solar Energy and Human Settlement; it is the first time that it is held in China. This book consists of 619 papers and 23 invited papers, whose authors are top scientists and experts in the world. ISES SWC 2007 ...

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