Innovative Technologies: Biomass Energy

Editor/Author Hand, Carol
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: ABDO

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-61783-462-2
Image Count: 32
Book Status: Available
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In this title, discover what biomass energy is, its history, how we use it today, and how new technologies can contribute to our energy future. Learn about cutting-edge biofuels, including ethanol, biodiesel, and fuels from switchgrass and algae, and technologies that allow us to turn waste into energy.

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  • CHAPTER 1 WHAT IS BIOMASS ENERGY?
  • CHATER 2 BIOMASS FROM PAST TO PRESENT
  • CHAPTER 3 WHERE BIOMASS COMES FROM
  • CHAPTER 4 PROS AND CONS OF BIOMASS
  • CHAPTER 5 BIOMASS ON THE RISE
  • CHAPTER 6 MAKING AND USING BIOPOWER
  • CHAPTER 7 BIOFUELS: BIODIESEL
  • CHAPTER 8 ETHANOL
  • CHAPTER 9 NEW BIOFUEL SOURCES
  • CHAPTER 10 WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF BIOMASS?
  • Glossary
  • Additional Resources
  • About the Author
  • About the Content Consultant