Sustainable Bioenergy Production - An Integrated Approach by Hans RuppertSustainable Bioenergy Production - An Integrated Approach by Hans Ruppert

Sustainable Bioenergy Production - An Integrated Approach

byHans RuppertEditorMartin Kappas, Jens Ibendorf

Paperback | July 15, 2015

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This book focuses primarily on the advantages and implications of sustainable bioenergy production in terms of ensuring a more sustainable world despite its growing energy demands. It addresses a new concept that focuses on the interactions between different uses of agricultural land (for example, agriculture for food, forage or energy and nature conservation) and their ecological, economic and societal impacts. This research concept provides new insights into the competition for resources and the synergies between different land uses. This book seeks to improve people's understanding of bioenergy's potentials for the future. It will be of interest not only to those involved in sustainable energy, but also to environmental planners, agriculture and soil specialists, and environmental policy-makers.
Title:Sustainable Bioenergy Production - An Integrated ApproachFormat:PaperbackDimensions:451 pagesPublished:July 15, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9400799705

ISBN - 13:9789400799707

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Table of Contents

Part I: Setting the scene .- Sustainable bioenergy production: An integrated perspective.- Bioenergy villages in Germany: Applying the Göttingen Approach of Sustainability Science to promote sustainable bioenergy projects.-Part II: Do we have enough? - Biomass potentials for energy generation .- Estimation of global bioenergy potentials and their contribution to the world's future energy demand - a short review.- A process-based vegetation model for estimating agricultural bioenergy potentials.- Modelling site-specific biomass potentials.-Part III: Can bioenergy production be environmentally sound? .- Integrative energy crop cultivation as a way to a more nature-orientated agriculture.- Scale-relevant impacts of biogas crop production: A methodology to assess environmental impacts and farm management capacities.-Part IV: Economic optimisation of bioenergy production .- Optimising bioenergy villages' local heat supply networks.-Part V: Bridging bioenergy production and society .- Growth of biogas production in German agriculture: An analysis of farmers' investment behaviour.- Social acceptance of bioenergy use and the success factors of communal bioenergy projects.- Applying the sustainability science principles of the Göttingen approach to initiate renewable energy solutions in three German districts.- Assessment of different bioenergy concepts in terms of sustainable development.-Part VI: Comb

ustion of biomass for heat and power.- Emissions of organic and inorganic pollutants during the combustion of wood, straw and biogas.-Part VII: Bioenergy from polluted soils .- Bioenergy production as an option for polluted soils - a non-phytoremediation approach.- Index.