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Biomass and Waste Energy Applications

K.R. Rao
K.R. Rao
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Mankind is quickly approaching an age where fossil fuels, particularly coal, and petroleum and natural gas to some extent, have reached a point where they are under economic and policy pressures for meeting societal needs. Alternative energetic technologies are continually being developed and deployed, yet fossil fuels still supply more than 80% of the global energy demand. This need for finding alternative energetic sources lies amongst three key drivers: resource economics, geo-political conditions, and climate change. Development of promising alternative energy sources must be accelerated and the most promising options fully commercialized. Agricultural systems are uniquely positioned to supplement the...

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