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Biofuel and Biomass

Biofuels and biomass are energy products derived from organic sources such as wood, crops, and crop residues. These can be made into solid, liquid or gas fuels. Such organic fuel sources are easier to obtain for those living in poor rural areas. However, they are non-renewable sources of energy so come with drawbacks such as deforestation and health effects of burning.

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Bio-Diesel Technology in Pakistan

Renewable energy practices in

Published by Practical Action, United Kingdom on 2014-09-10

Biodiesel

This is an introductory leaflet to

Practical Action Sri Lanka, Published by Practical Action, South Asia on 2015-05-28

Bioenergy and Land: A review of linkages and impacts with a focus on Africa,

Over recent decades, biofuel production has emerged as a new and significant factor competing for land and water resources and creating a potential conflict with food

Pisces, Published by Practical Action, United Kingdom on 2014-09-10

Bioenergy and Poverty in Kenya: Attitudes, Actors and Activities

This report presents the findings of socio-economic baseline surveys carried out by the Eastern Africa office of Practical Action Consulting in Kenya between March and December

Tameezan wa Gathui, Published by Practical Action, United Kingdom on 2014-09-10

Bioenergy Market System Development Comparing Participatory Approaches in Kenya and Sri Lanka

Biomass is the most commonly consumed form of energy in Kenya at about 68% of the national energy consumption. The charcoal industry employs over 700,000 people and represents the second

Steven Hunt, Published by Practical Action, United Kingdom on 2014-09-10

Biomasa Como Combustible Sólido

La biomasa sólida incluye madera, aserrín y desechos de cultivos que pueden utilizarse directamente o ser transformados en briquetas y carbón

Mariana Gallo, Published by Practical Action, United Kingdom on 2014-08-29

Biomass as a Solid Fuel

Solid biomass is a source of energy from materials including wood, sawdust, and crop waste, which can be used directly or processed into briquettes and

Published by Practical Action, United Kingdom on 2014-08-29

Biomass Energy in India

Renewable energy practices in India focusing on domestic cook

Published by Practical Action, South Asia on 2014-09-10

Biomass Energy in Nepal

Renewable energy practices in

Practical Action, Published by Practical Action, South Asia on 2014-09-10

Biomass Fuel Briquetting Technology and the Business Opportunities

Fuel briquettes are blocks of compressed biomass material such as farming waste, charcoal dust or waste paper. They are used for fuel in households for cooking, water heating, and space

Practical Action, Published by Practical Action, Eastern Africa on 2014-09-08

Biomass Gasification: The East African Study

Biomass gasification, which is the conversion of solid fuels like wood and agricultural residues into a combustible gas mixture, is a fairly new technology in East Africa with most of the

Kennedy Muzee, Published by Practical Action, United Kingdom on 2014-09-10

Briquette Production Process

This is a poster that illustrates both carbonised and non carbonised briquette production

EEP, ETC & Practical Action, Published by Practical Action, Eastern Africa on 2014-12-12

Briquette Technology: An Eco-Friendly Energy Option for the Poor

This is a poster outlining 'Why use

EEP, ETC & Practical Action, Published by EEP & ETC Foundation on 2015-03-09

Charcoal Production

Charcoal is widely used as a domestic fuel for cooking in many towns and cities in developing countries as it is cleaner and easier to use than

Neil Noble, Published by Practical Action, United Kingdom on 2014-08-29

Civil Works Guidelines for Micro Hydropower in Nepal

A guide to look at the technical aspects including civil works guidelines of designing a micro hydro scheme in

BPC Hydroconsult, Published by Practical Action, South Asia on 2014-09-08

Combustible A Partir De Los Campos: Carbón A Partir De Residuos Agrícolas

El equipo “Fuel from the Fields” (FftF) [combustible a partir de los campos] desarrolló un método de producción de carbón a partir de productos de residuos agrícolas no utilizados

Stephen Gitonga, Published by Practical Action, United Kingdom on 2014-08-29

Energising Development with Jatropha Curcas?

Policy and institutional frameworks in the promotion of sustainable biofuels in Mali.This briefing note is based on field research carried out in Mali between 2010 and 2011. It provides

Nicola Favretto, Published by Practical Action, United Kingdom on 2014-10-07

Energy footprint of locally produced bioethanol in Kenya

This Working Paper is based on research conducted by an University of Edinburgh Masters student. Working with PISCES partners in Kenya, the research conducts a lifecycle analysis of the direct

Ebelechukwu Chiatula, Published by Practical Action, United Kingdom on 2014-09-10

Feasibility of dendro power based electricity generation in Sri Lanka

The main objective of this study is to examine the feasibility of dendeo thermal based electricity generation in Sri Lanka, and to determine its potential along with its other economic and

Daranagama, U., Published by Practical Action, South Asia on 2015-05-28

Final report on developing lamp for bio raw oil : consultancy project on bio fuel applications

This report contains the entire process of developing a lamp for bio raw

Fernando, S. R., Published by Practical Action, South Asia on 2015-05-11

 

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