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IFEED's Published Works

Here you can find published works that were developed under consulting and by IFEED:

Books

Distributed Renewable Energies for Off-Grid Communities.
December 2013

This unique resource describes the latest advances in distributed and off-grid renewable energy technologies and offers strategies and guidelines for planning and implementation of sustainable energy supply for individuals and communities. Coverage includes wind, solar, geothermal, and biomass systems planning and integration, economic assessment models and the role of legislative structures.

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Read the review of Prof. Dr. Rishi Kumar Behl von der University of Hisar, Haryana, Indien.



Handbook of Bioenergy Crops.
March 2010

Biomass currently accounts for about 15 per cent of global primary energy consumption and is playing an increasingly important role in the face of climate change, energy and food security concerns.

Handbook of Bioenergy Crops is a unique reference and guide, with extensive coverage of more than 80 of the main bioenergy crop species. For each it gives a brief description, outlines the ecological requirements, methods of propagation, crop management, rotation and production, harvesting, handling and storage, processing and utilization, then finishes with selected references. This is accompanied by detailed guides to biomass accumulation, harvesting, transportation and storage, as well as conversion technologies for biofuels and an examination of the environmental impact and economic and social dimensions, including prospects for renewable energy.

This is an indispensable resource for all those involved in biomass production, utilization and research.

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