The book provides information on recent advancements in bioenergy engineering to graduates, post-graduates, research scholars, faculty members, academician, researchers and practitioners studying and working in field of the bioenergy engineering. It is an invaluable information resource on biomass-based biofuels for fundamental and applied research, catering to researchers in the areas of biogas technology, densification techniques, biomass gasification, torrefaction of biomass, biochar production, micro algae production, improved biomass cookstoves, bio-ethanol production and the use of microbial processes in the conversion of biomass into biofuels. It will also be useful to faculties and researchers to understand the present status, advancements and policies in implementation of bioenergy technologies in India. This book will definitely provide a direction to the young researchers in identification of thrust areas of research in the field of bioenergy. The book concludes with research and development endeavours and aspects relating to implementation of advance bioenergy technologies.
Table of Contents
1. Recent Trends and Future Prospects of Bioenergy Production in India 2. Biogas Production, Utilization and Entrepreneurship Opportunities 3. Advancements in Biogas Slurry Management Technologies 4. Technological Up-gradation in Biogas Production and Utilization for Energy Generation 5. Present Status and Advancements in Biomass Gasification 6. Torrefaction of Biomass 7. Algal Biomass: A Promising Source for Future Bioenergy Production 8. Micro Algae Production for Bio Fuel Generation
9. Biochar Production for Environmental Application 10. Advancement in Improved Biomass Cookstove and Its Current Status in India 11. Practical Evaluation Approach of a Typical Biomass Cookstove 12. Densification Technologies for Agro Waste Management 13. Recent Advancement in Biochemical Conversion of Lignocellulosic Biomass to Bioethanol and Biogas 14. Bamboo as a Building Material for Climate Change Mitigation
Mahendra S. Seveda, Central Agricultural University, Sikkim, India
Pradip D. Narale, Central Agricultural University, Sikkim, India
Sudhir N. Kharpude, Central Agricultural University, Sikkim, India