Integrity Research Journals

ISSN: 2536-7064
Model: Open Access/Peer Reviewed
DOI: 10.31248/JBBD
Start Year: 2016

An overview of Biomass and Biogas for energy generation: Recent development and perspectives   |   Article Number: 5CFE1FC02   |   Vol.1 (3) - August 2016

Received Date: 10 May 2016   |   Accepted Date: 22 June 2016  |   Published Date: 30 August 2016

Author:  Abdeen Mustafa Omer*

Keywords: Environment, sustainable development, Biomass resources, biogas application

Biogas from biomass appears to have potential as an alternative energy source, which is potentially rich in biomass resources. This is an overview of some salient points and perspectives of biogas technology. The current literature is reviewed regarding the ecological, social, cultural and economic impacts of biogas technology. This communication gives an overview of present and future use of biomass as an industrial feedstock for production of fuels, chemicals and other materials. However, to be truly competitive in an open market situation, higher value products are required. Results suggest that biogas technology must be encouraged, promoted, invested, implemented, and demonstrated, but especially in remote rural areas.

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