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Carbon sink and low-carbon building materials © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Materials and products used in building, such as steel and aluminum, are created by a production process of raw material extraction, raw material process, melting, manufacture to final products,...

Cellulosic ethanol © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Cellulosic ethanol is an alcohol produced from the feedstock available in wide variety of plant materials and agricultural residues. Although chemically identical with the first generation...

Charcoal production for cooking and heating © Climate Tech Wiki - acc and respective owners

Charcoal is used as a domestic fuel for cooking and heating in many developing countries. It is the most popular barbecue fuel throughout the world. Its advantages when used as a domestic fuel are...

Coal mine/bed methane recovery © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Methane is the primary constituent of natural gas and is stored within coal as a result of the coalification process whereby plant material is converted to coal. Due to coal mining activities (and...

Combined Heat and Power (CHP): large-scale © Climate Tech Wiki - acc and respective owners

Co-generation is the combined production of useful thermal energy and electricity (Combined Heat and Power, CHP) from the same primary fuel. CHP can take on many forms and encompass a range of...

Combined Heat and power (CHP): small-scale small cogeneration system

Co-generation is the combined production of useful thermal energy and electricity (Combined Heat and Power, CHP) from the same primary fuel. CHP can take on many forms and encompasses a range of...

Compact Fluorescent Lamps © Climate Tech Wiki - acc and respective owners

Compact Fluorescent Lamp (CFL) technology provides a low energy lighting service through the use of a compact fluorescent light bulb that replaces the normal...

Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) in transport CNG fueling station (source: http://pakistaniat.com/2009/07/14/pakistan-cng/)

The use of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) as a transport fuel is a mature technology and widely used in parts of the world. Although compressed natural gas is a fossil fuel, it is the cleanest...

Concentrating Solar Power A solar collector assembly

Concentrating solar power (CSP) systems concentrate the energy from the sun for electricity production. This is done by heating a fluid which is then used to raise steam for a conventional...

Cook Stoves on Biomass Gasification © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

The technology can be applied in households, institutions (such as schools) and industries where it is used for boiler heating. Biomass gasification household stoves work by a high...

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