Bioenergy Books

  • The Smart Grid Business 2012 to 2017

    The definitive resource for Smart Grid Research, combining clearly defined Market Sizing Statistics with Financial Analysis of Merger, Acquisition and Investment.Why Buy this Report?Get valuable information about the size and structure of the Smart Grid business. What is the forecast demand for Smart Grid products to ...

  • Bioenergy - the Swedish experience

    Bioenergy is the leading energy source in Sweden today. The Swedish energy system has gone through a major transformation. In the 1970s oil was totally dominating. Today, oil is almost entirely a transport fuel, whereas bioenergy has taken over in district heating, and plays a major role in indutry and in electricity production. People from around ...

  • Chemical and Biochemical Catalysis for Next Generation Biofuels

    The development of renewable and sustainable lignocellulosic biofuels is currently receiving worldwide attention and investment. Despite decades of research, there remain significant challenges to be overcome before these biofuels can be produced in large volumes at competitive prices. One obstacle is the lack of efficient and affordable catalytic ...

  • Biofuels Handbook

    Petroleum-based fuels are well-established products that have served industry and consumers for more than one hundred years. However petroleum, once considered inexhaustible, is now being depleted at a rapid rate. As the amount of available petroleum decreases, the need for alternative technologies to produce liquid fuels that could potentially ...

  • The Pellet Handbook

    The Pellet Handbook The Production and Thermal Utilization of Biomass PelletsBiomass pellets are a suitable fuel type for a wide range of applications, from stoves and central heating systems up to large-scale plants, and with practically complete automation in all these capacities. This handbook, written and edited by experienced professionals ...

  • Nuclear, Solar, and Geothermal Energy

    This section includes Volumes 12.01 and 12.02:Volume 12.01 Nuclear Energy (I)Volume 12.02 Nuclear (II), Solar, and Geothermal EnergyPrices for print and CD-ROM reflect the ASTM discount for purchasing an entire section. Sections must be ...

  • Nuclear, Solar, and Geothermal Energy

    This section includes Volumes 12.01 and 12.02:Volume 12.01 Nuclear Energy (I)Volume 12.02 Nuclear (II), Solar, and Geothermal EnergyPrices for print and CD-ROM reflect the ASTM discount for purchasing an entire section. Sections must be ...

  • 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 ...

  • Nuclear, Solar, and Geothermal Energy

    This section includes Volumes 12.01 and 12.02:Volume 12.01 Nuclear Energy (I)Volume 12.02 Nuclear (II), Solar, and Geothermal EnergyPrices for print and CD-ROM reflect the ASTM discount for purchasing an entire section. Sections must be ...

  • Nuclear, Solar, and Geothermal Energy

    This section includes Volumes 12.01 and 12.02:Volume 12.01 Nuclear Energy (I)Volume 12.02 Nuclear (II), Solar, and Geothermal EnergyPrices for print and CD-ROM reflect the ASTM discount for purchasing an entire section. Sections must be ...

  • Case studies on bioenergy policy and law: options for sustainability

    FAO Legislative Studies # 102Sound policy and legal frameworks for bioenergy are necessary to ensure that socio-economic and environmental sustainability considerations are taken into account in the production, promotion and use of bioenergy, with a view to minimizing risks of negative impacts and maximising benefits in the immediate and long ...

  • Handbook of Plant-Based Biofuels

    With the depletion of oil resources as well as the negative environmental impact of fossil fuels, there is much interest in alternative energy sources. Focusing on some of the most important alternate energy sources for the foreseeable future, the Handbook of Plant-Based Biofuels provides state-of-the-art information on the status of the ...

  • Nuclear, Solar, and Geothermal Energy

    This section includes Volumes 12.01 and 12.02:Volume 12.01 Nuclear Energy (I)Volume 12.02 Nuclear (II), Solar, and Geothermal EnergyPrices for print and CD-ROM reflect the ASTM discount for purchasing an entire section. Sections must be ...

  • Nuclear, Solar, and Geothermal Energy

    This section includes Volumes 12.01 and 12.02:Volume 12.01 Nuclear Energy (I)Volume 12.02 Nuclear (II), Solar, and Geothermal EnergyPrices for print and CD-ROM reflect the ASTM discount for purchasing an entire section. Sections must be ...

  • The Mutlilateral trade and investment context for biofuels

    This paper reports on the multilateral trade and investment context for biofuels. It briefly introduces the context surrounding biofuels and delves into some of the factors driving the rapid expansion in production and use. The analysis looks at trade and investment issues for biofuels, and some of the issues on developing standards. This ...

  • Nuclear, Solar, and Geothermal Energy

    This section includes Volumes 12.01 and 12.02.Volume 12.01 Nuclear Energy (I)Volume 12.02 Nuclear (II), Solar, and Geothermal Energy Prices for print and CD-ROM reflect the ASTM discount for purchasing an entire section. Sections must be prepaid. ...

  • Nuclear, Solar, and Geothermal Energy

    This section includes Volumes 12.01 and 12.02.Volume 12.01 Nuclear Energy (I)Volume 12.02 Nuclear (II), Solar, and Geothermal EnergyPrices for print and CD-ROM reflect the ASTM discount for purchasing an entire section. Sections must be prepaid. ...

  • Recent trends in the law and policy of bioenergy production, promotion and use (En)

    Series: FAO Legislative StudiesIn recent years, there has been increasing recognition of the need for sound regulatory frameworks for bioenergy. Faced with high petroleum and natural gas prices, and increasingly aware of climate change and environmental concerns, many countries are implementing national policies and legislation to encourage ...

  • Biofuels Issue Brief

    This Issue Brief provides an overview of biofuel production and use with a special focus on the transport sector. It describes first and second generation biofuels and explores their potential as a possible substitute for fossil ...

  • Nuclear, Solar, and Geothermal Energy

    This section includes Volumes 12.01 and 12.02.Volume 12.01 Nuclear Energy (I)Volume 12.02 Nuclear (II), Solar, and Geothermal EnergyPrices for print and CD-ROM reflect the ASTM discount for purchasing an entire section. Sections must be prepaid. ...

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