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Thermo chemical conversion of biomass – Eco friendly energy routes

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  • Panwar, N.L.
  • Kothari, Richa
  • Tyagi, V.V.
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    Biomass is indirect source of solar energy and it is renewable in nature. It is one of the most important energy source in near future because of its extensive spread availability and promising potential to reduce global warming. Thermo chemical conversion of biomass yield variety of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels and have equal importance both at industrial and ecological point of views. Present review gives holistic view of various thermo-chemical conversion route of biomass. Gasification technology, pyrolysis options and scope of potential by product from there routes like hydrogen and charcoal production comprehensively reviewed with present context.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews.

    Volume (Year): 16 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 4 ()
    Pages: 1801-1816

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:rensus:v:16:y:2012:i:4:p:1801-1816
    DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2012.01.024
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