Waste Energy for Life Cycle Assessment by Ayhan Demirbas (auth.)

By Ayhan Demirbas (auth.)

This booklet presents technical information and knowledge on unconventional- and inactive power resources. After reviewing the present worldwide power state of affairs, person chapters speak about fossil gasoline resources and renewable power assets. It makes a speciality of destiny strength platforms and explores renewable strength eventualities together with water strength and tool, biofuels and algae power. It additionally presents crucial info on strength from inactive assets, power from waste material and the optimization of strength systems.

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As an energy source, geothermal energy has come of age. The utilization has increased rapidly during the last three decades. As an energy source, geothermal energy has come of age. Geothermal energy for electricity generation has been produced commercially since 1913, and for four decades on the scale of hundreds of MW both for electricity generation and direct use. In Tuscany, Italy, a geothermal plant has been operating since the early 1900s. There are also geothermal power stations in the USA, New Zealand and Iceland.

A peak in global oil production may occur between 2015 and 2030. Tar sands are sand deposits which are impregnated with dense, viscous petroleum. References Compton AH (1923) A quantum theory of the scattering of x-rays by light elements. Phys Rev 21:483–1429 Demirbas A (2001) Energy facilities and nuclear power program by 2020 in Turkey. Energy Sources 23:401–415 References 31 Demirbas A (2005a) Potential applications of renewable energy sources, biomass combustion problems in boiler power systems and combustion related environmental issues.

2 2 Future Energy Sources Renewable Energy Scenarios Renewable energy is a promising alternative solution because it is clean and environmentally safe. They also produce lower or negligible levels of greenhouse gases and other pollutants when compared with the fossil energy sources they replace. 1 shows global renewable energy scenario by 2030. Approximately, half of the global energy supply from renewables in 2030 according to European Renewable Energy Council (EREC) (2009). 7 to 542 Mtoe) between 2001 and 2030.

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