Bioenergy a Global Perspective

Bioenergy  a Global Perspective
Author: Nicolae Scarlat,Jean-François Dallemand
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2020-09
ISBN 10: 9780128186251
ISBN 13: 0128186259
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Bioenergy: A Global Perspective provides an overview of the status and trends of bioenergy at country level through a detailed insight on biomass resources, market and development trends, policy framework, and perspectives for bioenergy development. Written by experts with deep knowledge of their country's bioenergy landscape, each chapter provides an insight into how the bioenergy sector is expected to develop, in terms of local use of biomass, what technology is likely to be deployed and how much biomass could be also available for international trade. They explore the status of national bioenergy deployment and its contribution to energy supply, including biogas and biomethane, biomass resources and trade, and identify the use of biomass in country-relevant small and/or large scale bioenergy projects. Chapters also discuss technology development perspectives and research priorities in relation to national priorities and targets set or planned for bioenergy, local biomass markets and perspectives for biomaterials, biochemicals and bioenergy. Sustainability issues, risks and benefits of bioenergy are also addressed, as well as key challenges and opportunities for bioenergy. Finally, a chapter dedicated to the international status of bioenergy presents a global perspective of all these aspects, along with recommendations for the path forward.By offering a clear, structured view of different cases around the globe, Bioenergy: A Global Perspective allows engineers and researchers involved in all stages of the biomass and bioenergy value chain to directly compare and use them as benchmark for bioenergy solutions being developed and implemented. This is especially useful for those planning or optimizing biomass supply chains. Energy entrepreneurs analysts, consultants and policy-makers can also make use of this resource, in particular its ample coverage of local policy and sustainability experiences.

The Future Use of Nordic Forests

The Future Use of Nordic Forests
Author: Erik Westholm,Karin Beland Lindahl,Florian Kraxner
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 169
Release: 2015-02-16
ISBN 10: 3319142186
ISBN 13: 9783319142180
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Diverse as they are in their histories and in the organization of their forest sectors, most Nordic countries have this in common: their economies and cultures are substantially based on the utilization of various forest resources. This book explores Nordic forest futures and presents research results that form part of a scientific foundation for considering how to balance the functions of forests. It is particularly concerned with global trends that may affect the future use of boreal forests. Chapters investigate inter-alia the growing world population and the expected economic growth in countries with huge populations, and assess the resulting pressure on all land-based resources. Authors examine the urgent need for solutions to the energy crisis, consider worrying climate scenarios and provide a global outlook on bioenergy futures. Readers will discover how these developments will and must influence long-term strategic decisions on the future use of Nordic forests. The challenges and possible responses for future forest governance and forestry issues emerge, as the chapters go on to consider the multiple pressures in particular on the Swedish Forestry Model, among other themes. “By bringing together a distinguished group of internationally renowned scientists representing a diverse set of disciplines covering political science, geography, rural development, forest economics, history, and geo-sciences, this book constitutes an exceptionally profound and thoughtful futures study.” – Alexander Buck, Executive Director, International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO)

Bioeconomy and Global Inequalities

Bioeconomy and Global Inequalities
Author: Maria Backhouse,Rosa Lehmann,Kristina Lorenzen,Malte Lühmann,Janina Puder,Fabricio Rodríguez,Anne Tittor
Publsiher: Palgrave Macmillan
Total Pages: 338
Release: 2021-05-18
ISBN 10: 9783030689469
ISBN 13: 3030689468
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This open access book focuses on the meanings, agendas, as well as the local and global implications of bioeconomy and bioenergy policies in and across South America, Asia and Europe. It explores how a transition away from a fossil and towards a bio-based economic order alters, reinforces and challenges socio-ecological inequalities. The volume presents a historically informed and empirically rich discussion of bioeconomy developments with a particular focus on bio-based energy. A series of conceptual discussions and case studies with a multidisciplinary background in the social sciences illuminate how the deployment of biomass sources from the agricultural and forestry sectors affect societal changes concerning knowledge production, land and labour relations, political participation and international trade. How can a global perspective on socio-ecological inequalities contribute to a complex and critical understanding of bioeconomy? Who participates in the negotiation of specific bioeconomy policies and who does not? Who determines the agenda? To what extent does the bioeconomy affect existing socio-ecological inequalities in rural areas? What are the implications of the bioeconomy for existing relations of extraction and inequalities across regions? The volume is an invitation to reflect upon these questions and more, at a time when the need for an ecological and socially just transition away from a carbon intensive economy is becoming increasingly pressing.

Heat and Power from Biomass

Heat and Power from Biomass
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2019
ISBN 10: 9789276125976
ISBN 13: 9276125973
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This Technology Market Report provides an analysis of the market status of bioenergy and an insight into future technology development in the European Union and provides a global perspective at global scale. This report aims to highlights recent technology market trends and developments in the field of heat and power from biomass and to explore the medium and long-term perspective of the global bioenergy technology markets, with a focus on European Union. The report also provides an outlook for future deployment of bioenergy through modelling and analysis of key sensitivities and barriers to market expansion. The report firstly provides an evaluation of the historical technology trends and future prospects for development, exploring in detail the global deployment trends for bioenergy production. Specific attention has been paid on the current status and progress made against the deployment targets in the European Union. The report also discussed the policy context relevant to the development of the sector and the support policies as a key mechanism to facilitate investment in bioenergy, as well as the well trends in R&D investment and patenting activity. This report provides a market overview of the market structure and market shares in the global bioenergy sector. In order to provide an outlook on future developments this chapter also identifies emerging markets, players and trends.

Advances in Bioenergy

Advances in Bioenergy
Author: Peter D. Lund,John A. Byrne,Goeran Berndes,Iacovos Vasalos
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 560
Release: 2015-12-10
ISBN 10: 1118957857
ISBN 13: 9781118957851
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The increasing deployment of bioenergy frequently raises issues regarding the use of land and raw materials, infrastructure and logistics. In light of these sometimes conflicting interests Advances in Bioenergy provides an objective and wide-ranging overview of the technology, economics and policy of bioenergy. Offering an authoritative multidisciplinary summary of the opportunities and challenges associated with bioenergy utilization, with international researchers give up-to-date and detailed information on key issues for biomass production and conversion to energy. Key features: *Discusses different bioenergy uses such as transportation fuels, electricity and heat production. *Assesses emerging fields such as bio-based chemicals and bio-refineries. *Debates conditions for the mobilization of sustainable bioenergy supply chains and outlines governance systems to support this mobilization. * Dedicated chapters to sustainability governance and emerging tools such as certification systems and standards supporting growth of a sustainable bioenergy industry. *Considers the political, environmental, social and cultural context related to the demand for energy resources, the impact of this demand on the world around us, and the choices and behaviours of consumers. This book will be a vital reference to engineers, researchers and students that need an accessible overview of the bioenergy area. It will also be of high value for politicians, policymakers and industry leaders that need to stay up to date with the state-of-the-art science and technology in this area.

Global Bioethanol

Global Bioethanol
Author: Sergio Luiz Monteiro Salles-Filho,Luis Augusto Barbosa Cortez,José Maria Ferreira Jardim da Silveira,Sergio Trindade,Maria da Graça Derengowski Fonseca
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 276
Release: 2016-06-14
ISBN 10: 0128031565
ISBN 13: 9780128031568
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Global Bioethanol: Evolution, Risks, and Uncertainties explores the conceptual and methodological approaches for the understanding of bioethanol technologies, policies and future perspectives. After a decade of huge investments made by big companies and governments all around the world, it is time to talk about the real conditions in which bioethanol will (or will not) evolve. Uncertainties and certainties are discussed and addressed to understand the futures of global bioethanol. The book analyses the evolution of bioethanol in the world’s energy mix under technological, economic and commercial perspectives. It gives particular emphasis on the innovative trajectories of second-generation ethanol and their potential in different countries and regions. Future scenarios are proposed in order to evaluate the possible outcomes of ethanol in a global perspective. For providing a thorough overview of the bioethanol sector from different points of view, this book is a very useful resource for all involved with biofuels in general and bioethanol in particular, including energy engineers, researchers, consultants, analysts and policy makers. Presents a thorough examination of the uncertainties surrounding bioethanol in the future global energy mix Provides a data-driven and updated picture on the technological, economic, and market trends and scenarios for bioethanol Offers a foresight analysis on the perspectives of bioethanol as a global commodity Includes a prospective about who is going to lead the new trajectories in the global arena

Bioenergy for Sustainable Development and International Competitiveness

Bioenergy for Sustainable Development and International Competitiveness
Author: Francis X. Johnson,Vikram Seebaluck
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 472
Release: 2013-07-03
ISBN 10: 1136529551
ISBN 13: 9781136529559
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Growing concerns about the impacts of climate change and dependence on fossil fuels have intensified interest in bioenergy from sugar cane and other crops, highlighting important links between energy, environment and development goals. Sub-Saharan Africa is characterized by severe poverty; the possibility to exploit a renewable energy resource offers valuable avenues for sustainable development and could support a more dynamic and competitive economy. This book describes how the bioenergy expansion will improve rural livelihoods, reduce costly energy imports, reduce GHG emissions, and offer new development paths. Drawing on international experience, it is shown that harnessing this potential will require significant increases in investment, technology transfer, and international cooperation. Because of its high efficiency, the authors argue that sugar cane should be viewed as a global resource for sustainable development and should command much greater focus and concerted policy action. Through an analysis of the agronomy, land suitability and industrial processing of sugar cane and its co-products, along with an assessment of the energy, economic and environmental implications, this volume demonstrates that sugar cane offers a competitive and environmentally beneficial resource for Africa's economic development and energy security. With forty-four authors representing thirty organisations in sixteen countries, the book offers a truly international and interdisciplinary perspective by combining technical and economic principles with social, political and environmental assessment and policy analysis.

Practices and Perspectives in Sustainable Bioenergy

Practices and Perspectives in Sustainable Bioenergy
Author: Madhumi Mitra
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2021
ISBN 10: 8132239652
ISBN 13: 9788132239659
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Biomass to Biofuels

Biomass to Biofuels
Author: Alain A. Vertes,Nasib Qureshi,Hideaki Yukawa,Hans P. Blaschek
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 584
Release: 2011-08-24
ISBN 10: 1119965497
ISBN 13: 9781119965497
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Focusing on the key challenges that still impede the realization of the billion-ton renewable fuels vision, this book integrates technological development and business development rationales to highlight the key technological.developments that are necessary to industrialize biofuels on a global scale. Technological issues addressed in this work include fermentation and downstream processing technologies, as compared to current industrial practice and process economics. Business issues that provide the lens through which the technological review is performed span the entire biofuel value chain, from financial mechanisms to fund biotechnology start-ups in the biofuel arena up to large green field manufacturing projects, to raw material farming, collection and transport to the bioconversion plant, manufacturing, product recovery, storage, and transport to the point of sale. Emphasis has been placed throughout the book on providing a global view that takes into account the intrinsic characteristics of various biofuels markets from Brazil, the EU, the US, or Japan, to emerging economies as agricultural development and biofuel development appear undissociably linked.

Biofuels for Transport

Biofuels for Transport
Author: Lewis Fulton,Agence internationale de l'énergie,IEA Staff,OECD Publishing,International Energy Agency
Publsiher: OECD
Total Pages: 210
Release: 2004
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: UOM:39015060548024
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biofuels for Transport Book Review:

In the absence of strong government policies, the IEA projects that the worldwide use of oil in transport will nearly double between 2000 and 2030, leading to a similar increase in greenhouse gas emissions. Bio fuels, such as ethanol, bio diese

Industrial Crops

Industrial Crops
Author: Von Mark V. Cruz,David A. Dierig
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 444
Release: 2014-11-17
ISBN 10: 1493914472
ISBN 13: 9781493914470
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Industrial Crops Book Review:

The volume on Industrial Crop Breeding will be part of the series, Handbook of Plant Breeding. This volume will focus on the emerging area of plant breeding for sustainable production of transportation fuels and bio based products using the current advances in the field. The book is scheduled to consist of a total number of 30 chapters divided into four sections. The sections will emphasize crops being considered for different challenge areas including oil crops for biodiesel; sugar, starch and cellulosic crops for biofuel; crops for bio products and issues and future prospects. A chapter introducing the first three sections will also be included. Outstanding scientists for each crop species are proposed as senior authors, who may invite co-authors to contribute part of a chapter to provide additional expertise or perspective. The proposed authors will represent various national and international institutions to get a more diverse view on the topic and somehow get a global view on the common issues that researchers on industrial crops are facing. The book will comprise primarily of specific issues, available germplasm, breeding techniques, and potential geographical areas of production pertaining to individual crops being considered for industrial uses. We hope to encourage the proposed authors of new crops to provide an estimate of the crop readiness for commercial development and discuss the limitations. This book will be will be of interest and envisioned to serve as an updated reference to researchers in both academic and industrial setting, to students and teachers of plant breeding and to policy makers who are looking for alternative solutions to dependency on imported petroleum products.

Biofuels

Biofuels
Author: Dwight Tomes,Prakash Lakshmanan,David Songstad
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 357
Release: 2010-11-16
ISBN 10: 9781441971456
ISBN 13: 1441971459
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This comprehensive volume developed under the guidance of guest editors Prakash Lakshmanan and David Songstad features broad coverage of the topic of biofuels and its significance to the economy and to agriculture. These chapters were first published by In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology In Vitro Plant in 2009 and consists of 15 chapters from experts who are recognized both for their scientific accomplishments and global perspective in their assigned topics.

Bioenergy Resources

Bioenergy Resources
Author: Pradeep Chaturvedi
Publsiher: Concept Publishing Company
Total Pages: 146
Release: 1995
ISBN 10: 9788170225492
ISBN 13: 8170225493
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Clean Technology 2011

Clean Technology 2011
Author: NSTI
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 422
Release: 2011-06-23
ISBN 10: 9781439881897
ISBN 13: 1439881898
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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NSTI’s Cleantech and Nanotech conferences have built a tradition of being the most prestigious forum in the world for leading scientists in the field, and Cleantech 2011 is no exception. Top contributors offer an up-to-date global perspective on the latest developments in clean technology. More than mere proceedings, these volumes cut across every scientific and engineering discipline to provide the most complete record of current accomplishments in this burgeoning area. Cleantech 2011 is also available on a CD-ROM, which also includes Nanotech, Microtech, and Bionanotech proceedings.

Circular Economy Global Perspective

Circular Economy  Global Perspective
Author: Sadhan Kumar Ghosh
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 452
Release: 2019-11-01
ISBN 10: 9811510520
ISBN 13: 9789811510526
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Circular Economy Global Perspective Book Review:

A circular economy is an alternative to a traditional linear economy (make, use, dispose) in which we keep resources in use for as long as possible, extract the maximum value from them whilst in use, then recover and regenerate products and materials at the end of each service life. Circular economy (CE) is important towards sustainable development, resources circulation and conservation, involving closing of material loops and cascading used resources, to prevent waste occurrence, and transforming the resulting residual streams into new (secondary) resources. Strategies and legislative framework for waste management are important steps for development of a more CE where resource efficiency becomes the key driver for both economic growth and environmental protections. A few countries achieved good results implementing CE as a replacement of the linear economy. Resource managers and planners should thoroughly identify factors to implement CE for societal benefits. This book presents how resource consumption is minimized with rational use based on 3Rs, legislative framework and government supports towards implementing CE initiatives, example of best practices, future plans and targets in different countries those are helpful for researchers, planners and implementers.

International Bioenergy Trade

International Bioenergy Trade
Author: Martin Junginger,Chun Sheng Goh,André Faaij
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 233
Release: 2013-10-16
ISBN 10: 9400769822
ISBN 13: 9789400769823
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

International Bioenergy Trade Book Review:

The trade of global bioenergy commodities, such as ethanol, biodiesel and wood pellets has been growing exponentially in the past decade, and have by 2013 reached true “commodity” volumes, i.e. tens of millions of tonnes traded each year, and billions (both in US$/€) of annual turnover. IEA Bioenergy Task 40 was founded in 2004 and is now in its 4th triennium. For the past 9 years, task 40 has monitored the developments in international bioenergy trade, including the organization of about 20 workshops on trade-related topics, and the publication of over 100 studies, country reports, newsletters, etc. The amount of material produced over the years and insights gained in how biomass markets and international trade of biomass and biofuels has developed is impressive. Besides that the group has produced overviews and insights, also a large amount of practical experience has been brought together in what works and what doesn’t. Last but not least, based on all this, there are clear(er) views on how to proceed to build working sustainable international biomass markets in the future. This book compiles those lessons and insights into an easily accessible book publication.

Sustainable Bioenergy Production An Integrated Approach

Sustainable Bioenergy Production   An Integrated Approach
Author: Hans Ruppert,Martin Kappas,Jens Ibendorf
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 451
Release: 2013-06-19
ISBN 10: 9400766424
ISBN 13: 9789400766426
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This book focuses primarily on the advantages and implications of sustainable bioenergy production in terms of ensuring a more sustainable world despite its growing energy demands. It addresses a new concept that focuses on the interactions between different uses of agricultural land (for example, agriculture for food, forage or energy and nature conservation) and their ecological, economic and societal impacts. This research concept provides new insights into the competition for resources and the synergies between different land uses. This book seeks to improve people’s understanding of bioenergy’s potentials for the future. It will be of interest not only to those involved in sustainable energy, but also to environmental planners, agriculture and soil specialists, and environmental policy-makers.

Forest Value Chain Optimization and Sustainability

Forest Value Chain Optimization and Sustainability
Author: Sophie D'Amours,Mustapha Ouhimmou,Jean-François Audy,Yan Feng
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 344
Release: 2016-12-01
ISBN 10: 1315354438
ISBN 13: 9781315354439
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This book provides a global perspective on the various issues that the industry has to face as well as to provide some key global strategies that can help coping with those global challenges, such as collaboration, strategic value chain planning, and interdependency analyses. It presents literature reviews, strategic research orientations, assessment of some current key issues, and state-of-the-art methodologies.

Developing the Global Bioeconomy

Developing the Global Bioeconomy
Author: Patrick Lamers,Erin Searcy,J. Richard Hess,Heinz Stichnothe
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 220
Release: 2016-05-02
ISBN 10: 0128052902
ISBN 13: 9780128052907
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Developing the Global Bioeconomy: Technical, Market, and Environmental Lessons from Bioenergy brings together expertise from three IEA-Bioenergy subtasks on pyrolysis, international trade, and biorefineries to review the bioenergy sector and draw useful lessons for the full deployment of the bioeconomy. Despite the vast amount of politically driven strategies, there is little understanding on how current markets will transition towards a global bioeconomy. The question is not only how the bioeconomy can be developed, but also how it can be developed sustainably in terms of economic and environmental concerns. To answer this question, this book’s expert chapter authors seek to identify the types of biorefineries that are expected to be implemented and the types of feedstock that may be used. They also provide historical analysis of the developments of biopower and biofuel markets, integration opportunities into existing supply chains, and the conditions that would need to be created and enhanced to achieve a global biomass trade system that could support a global bioeconomy. As expectations that a future bioeconomy will rely on a series of tradable commodities, this book provides a central accounting of the state of the discussion in a multidisciplinary approach that is ideal for research and academic experts, and analysts in all areas of the bioenergy, biofuels, and bioeconomy sectors, as well as those interested in energy policy and economics. Examines the lessons learned by the bioenergy industry and how they can be applied to the full development of the bioeconomy Explores different transition strategies and how the current fossil based and future bio-based economy are intertwined Reviews the status of current biomass conversion pathways Presents an historical analysis of the developments of biopower and biofuel markets, integration opportunities into existing supply chains, and the conditions that would need to be created and enhanced to achieve a global biomass trade system

Future Bioenergy and Sustainable Land Use

Future Bioenergy and Sustainable Land Use
Author: German Advisory Council on Global Change,Renate Schubert
Publsiher: Earthscan
Total Pages: 393
Release: 2010
ISBN 10: 1849774501
ISBN 13: 9781849774505
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Because of the major opportunities and risks associated with it, and the complexity of the subject, bioenergy policy has in a short time become a challenging political task for regulators and planners - a task that can only be accomplished through worldwide cooperation and the creation of an international framework. This book's central message is that the sustainable potential of bioenergy, which can be tapped all over the world, should be utilized - provided that threats to sustainability are avoided. In particular, the use of bioenergy must not endanger food security or the goals of nature conservation and climate change mitigation.