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Energy sustainability – an issue for today

Ekpeni, Leonard E.N. and Olabi, Abdul-Ghani orcid logoORCID: 0000-0001-9209-3619 (2012) Energy sustainability – an issue for today. Journal of Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection, 2 (2).

Energy sustainability has been an area of greater growth in terms of development across the globe in the recent time. This is said to improve further in the future from one country to another. This development through sustainability needs a cleaner energy supply and renewable energy sources [RES] that are affordable which will not in any way interferes with the society negatively. Most suitably among the [RES] are the biomass and waste fuels which are considered to be a sustainable form of energy due to the fact that natural resource materials renew themselves at a frequent rate so that the ability of future generations to utilize bioenergy will not be compromised. Biomass is a concentrated solar energy that are obtained from the solar powered photosynthesis process during the growth and development phases of plant materials and through which their conversion techniques; waste to energy techniques, bioenergy are the resultants produced from the source, like; biogas, bioethanol, bio hydrogen etc. In this research, biogas production through yeast (baker’s yeast) is being considered as it is used in the High Pressure Homogeniser (HPH) and its significant energy production is also analysed as compared to other biomass materials that are convertible to different form of biogas such as agricultural crop, crop residues, and forest products.
Item Type:Article (Published)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Energy Sustainability
Subjects:Engineering > Environmental engineering
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Engineering and Computing > School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Publisher:Institute for Environmental Research and Development
Official URL:http://ierdafrica.org.ng/journals5.html
Copyright Information:© 2012 IERD
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:20458
Deposited On:03 Feb 2015 12:05 by Fran Callaghan . Last Modified 03 Feb 2021 13:01

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