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Title Bioenergy options for a cleaner environment in developed and developing countries / edited by Ralph E.H. Sims ; foreword by Ali Sayigh.
Imprint Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2004.
Edition First edition.

Subject Biomass energy -- Developing countries.
Renewable energy sources -- Developing countries.
Alt Name Sims, Ralph E. H.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 184 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Edition First edition.
Summary 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. *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.
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.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780080527949 (electronic bk.)
0080527949 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 162567560
Additional Format Print version: Bioenergy options for a cleaner environment in developed and developing countries. 1st ed. Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2004 0080443516 9780080443515 (DLC) 2003064378 (OCoLC)54047423

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