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Advanced Bio-hydrocarbon Fuels © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Advanced bio-hydrocarbons are second generation biofuels and are derived from lignocellulosic biomass such as trees, grasses, waste, agricultural or forest residues, or algae. These fuels are not...

Aerobic biological treatment (composting) © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Many developed and developing countries practice composting and ...

Agriculture for biofuel production © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Biomass from the agriculture sector can be used to produce biofuels – solid, liquid and gaseous. Biofuels substitute fossil fuels for energy delivery. If biomass is grown in a sustainable cycle to...

Agro-forestry (mitigation) © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Agro-forestry, as defined by the World Agro-forestry Centre, is “a dynamic, ecologically based, natural resources management system that, through the integration of trees on farms and in the...

Biochar © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Biochar is a charcoal-like substance produced from agriculture and forest wastes which contains 70% carbon. It is used as soil enhancer to increase fertility, prevent soil degradation and to...

Bioethanol from sugar and starch based crops Sugar-beet based bioethanol refinery in the UK (source: British Sugar)

Liquid biofuels for transport have to a certain extent been in use for a very long time. In recent years however, they are enjoying renewed interest in both developed and developing countries as a...

Biomethane CNG hybrid fuel © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Transport sector is one of the major oil consuming sectors; it consumes 51% of the final oil consumption (International Energy Agency, 2010). There is a huge need of a sustainable fuel for the...

Biopolymer production for (petro-)chemical sector http://teams.kennesaw.edu/waterlock/costello-planter.htm

A polymer is a large molecule (macromolecule) composed of repeating structural units typically connected by covalent chemical bonds. Examples of synthetic polymers are plastics, Bakelite and nylon...

Biorefinery © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

With the surge in bio-based activities around the globe, a new concept called bio-refining starts to emerge. IEA Bioenergy ...

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...

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