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Biomass is biological material derived from living, or recently living organisms. It most often refers to plants or plant-based materials which are specifically called lignocellulosic biomass. As an energy source, biomass can either be used directly via combustion to produce heat, or indirectly after converting it to various forms of biofuel. Conversion of biomass to biofuel can be achieved by different methods which are broadly classified into: thermal, chemical, and biochemical methods. Wood remains the largest biomass energy source to date; examples include forest residues (such as dead trees, branches and tree stumps), yard clippings, wood chips and even municipal solid waste. In the second sense, biomass includes plant or animal matter that can be converted into fibers or other industrial chemicals, including biofuels. Industrial biomass can be grown from numerous types of plants including miscanthus, switch grass, hemp, corn, poplar, willow, sorghum, sugarcane, bamboo, and a variety of tree species, ranging from eucalyptus to oil palm (palm oil). Biomass can be converted to other usable forms of energy like methane gas or transportation fuels like ethanol and biodiesel. There is research involving algal, or algae-derived, biomass due to the fact that it is a non-food resource and can be produced at rates five to ten times faster than other types of land-based agriculture, such as corn and soy. Using biomass as a fuel produces air pollution in the form of carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, NOx (nitrogen oxides), VOCs (volatile organic compounds), particulates and other pollutants at levels above those from traditional fuel sources such as coal or natural gas in some cases (such as with indoor heating and cooking) Utilization of wood biomass as a fuel can also produce fewer particulate and other pollutants than open burning as seen in wildfires or direct heat applications. Black carbon – a pollutant created by combustion of fossil fuels, biofuel, and biomass – is possibly the second largest contributor to global warming.
- Track 1-1Agriculture biomass and energy production
- Track 1-2Waste Biomass to energy
- Track 1-3Conversion technologies (pyrolysis, gasification, biological conversion)
- Track 1-4Sustainable feedstock development
- Track 1-5Biomass and electricity
- Track 1-6Industrial waste biomass
Biomass is the organic matter derived from plants which is generated through photosynthesis. In particular it can be referred to solar energy stored in the chemical bonds of the organic material. In addition to many benefits common to renewable energy, biomass is attractive because it is current renewable source of liquid transportation of biofuel. The Bioenergy Conference and Biofuel Conferences will optimize and enhance existing systems. However, biomass could play in responding to the nation's energy demands assuming, the economic and advances in conversion technologies will make biomass fuels and products more economically viable? The renewable energy policies in the European Union have already led to a significant progress, energy mix should further change till 2020.
- Track 2-1Biomass Resources for Bioenergy
- Track 2-2Agricultural residues
- Track 2-3Forestry materials
- Track 2-4Energy crops
- Track 2-5Solid biomass
- Track 2-6Sewage biomass
- Track 2-7Bioelectricity
Renewable Energy is normally defined as any energy resource’s that can be naturally renew or regenerated over a short time and which is directly derived from the sun (solar energy),indirectly from sun such as wind energy, hydropower energy, bioenergy ,or from other mechanisms of natural resources (geothermal energy, tidal energy). Renewable energy only includes energy derived from organic and natural resources it doesn’t include inorganic resources. REN21 is an energy policy network that brings government and non-governmental organisation together and other organisations to learn from one another and build successes in advance renewable energy. Renewable energy which is replaced by a natural process as the rate of process is faster than the rate which is consumed. Renewable energy is energy that is generated from natural processes that are continuously replenished. This includes sunlight, geothermal heat, wind energy, tides, water, and various forms of biomass. This energy cannot be exhausted and is constantly renewed. Biomass, is a renewable organic matter, and can include biological material derived from living, or recently living organisms, such as wood, waste, and alcohol fuels.
- Track 3-1Wind Energy
- Track 3-2Waste energy
- Track 3-3Wood energy
- Track 3-4REN21 Policy Network for the 21st Century
- Track 3-5Renewable chemicals
- Track 3-6Energy-from-waste
- Track 3-7Hydrogen Fuel Cell
- Track 3-8Hydropower
- Track 3-9Energy efficiency
- Track 3-10Compressed Natural Gas
- Track 3-11Tidal Energy
- Track 3-12Nuclear Energy
- Track 3-13Energy Schemes in the Rural Developing World
Biogas typically refers to a mixture of different gases produced by the breakdown of organic matter in the absence of oxygen. Biogas can be produced from raw materials such as agricultural waste, manure, municipal waste, plant material, sewage, green waste or food waste. It is a renewable energy source and in many cases exerts a very small carbon footprint. Biogas can be produced by anaerobic digestion with anaerobic bacteria, which digest material inside a closed system, or fermentation of biodegradable materials. Biogas is primarily methane (CH4) and carbon dioxide (CO2) and may have small amounts of hydrogen sulphide (H2S), moisture and siloxanes .Biogas is produced as landfill gas (LFG), which is produced by the breakdown of biodegradable waste inside a landfill due to chemical reactions and microbes, or as digested gas, produced inside an anaerobic digester. By converting cow manure into methane biogas via anaerobic digestion, the millions of cattle in the United States would be able to produce 100 billion kilowatt hours of electricity, enough to power millions of homes across the United States. In fact, one cow can produce enough manure in one day to generate 3 kilowatt hours of electricity; the dangers of biogas are mostly similar to those of natural gas, but with an additional risk from the toxicity of its hydrogen sulfide fraction. Biogas can be explosive when mixed one part biogas to 8-20 parts air.
- Track 4-1Biogas from agriculture waste
- Track 4-2Advances in biogas technology
- Track 4-3Biogas from algae
- Track 4-4Advances in biogas process design
- Track 4-5New & possible substrates for biogas production
- Track 4-6Biogas technologies
- Track 4-7Biogas from waste vegetables
- Track 4-8Biogas plants
- Track 4-9Bio-natural gas (Biomethane, Hydrogen)
Biofuels are fuels that can be processed from numerous types of biomass. First generation biofuels are processed from the sugars and vegetable oils formed in arable crops, which can be smoothly extracted applying conventional technology. In comparison, advanced biofuels are made from lignocellulosic biomass or woody crops, agricultural residues or waste, which makes it tougher to extract the requisite fuel. Advanced biofuel technologies have been devised because first generation biofuels manufacture has major limitations. First generation biofuel processes are convenient but restrained in most cases: there is a limit above which they cannot yield enough biofuel without forbidding food supplies and biodiversity. Many first generation biofuels rely on subsidies and are not cost competitive with prevailing fossil fuels such as oil, and some of them yield only limited greenhouse gas emissions savings. When considering emissions from production and transport, life-cycle assessment from first generation biofuels usually approach those of traditional fossil fuels. Advanced biofuels can aid resolving these complications and can impart a greater proportion of global fuel supply affordably, sustainably and with larger environmental interests.
- Track 5-1Biofuels production and utilisation
- Track 5-2commercialization of next generation BIofuels
- Track 5-3Second generation biofuels
- Track 5-4Advanced Biofuels
- Track 5-5Wastewater based algae biofuels production
- Track 5-6Commercialization of algae biofuels
- Track 5-7Cyanobacterial biofuels production
- Track 5-8Advances in biofuel production
- Track 5-9Nonfood crops for biofuels production
- Track 5-10Biofuels impact on food security
- Track 5-11Aviation Biofuels
- Track 5-12Algae Biofuels
- Track 5-13Next generation feed stock for biofuels
Biodiesel is a renewable, clean-burning diesel replacement that is reducing U.S. dependence on foreign petroleum, creating jobs and improving the environment. Made from a diverse mix of feedstocks including recycled cooking oil, soybean oil, and animal fats, it is the first and only EPA-designated Advanced Biofuel in commercial-scale production across the country and the first to reach 1 billion gallons of annual production. Meeting strict technical fuel quality and engine performance specifications, it can be used in existing diesel engines without modification and is covered by all major engine manufacturers’ warranties, most often in blends of up to 5 percent or 20 percent biodiesel. It is produced at plants in nearly every state in the country.
- Track 6-1Advances in biodiesel process
- Track 6-2Crops for biodiesel production
- Track 6-3Biodiesel as automobile fuel
- Track 6-4Advances in biodiesel technology
- Track 6-5Enzymatic biodiesel production
The principle fuel used as a petroleum substitute is bioethanol. Bioethanol is mainly produced by the sugar fermentation process, although it can also be produced by the chemical process of reacting ethylene with steam. The main source of sugar required to produce ethanol comes from fuel or energy crops. These fuel crops are normally grown specifically for energy use and include maize, corn and wheat crops, waste straw, willow, sawdust, reed canary grass, cord grasses, Jerusalem artichoke, Myscanthus and sorghum plants. There is also ongoing research and development into the use of municipal solid wastes to produce ethanol fuel. Brazil and the United States account for over 70 percent of all ethanol production in the world today with the USA producing an estimated 6,500 Million gallons a year. Bioethanol produces only carbon dioxide and water as the waster products on burning, and the carbon dioxide released during fermentation and combustion equals the amount removed from the atmosphere while the crop is growing This fuel is not suitable for use in all cars and you should check compatibility with your vehicle manufacturer before using it. If in doubt use the standard SP95 or SP98 Octane unleaded fuel which continues to be available alongside the new fuel. Researchers have recently launched a proposal to cultivate massive amounts of seaweed or algae. They laims that the project could occupy about ten thousand kilometers of seaweed farm and they estimated that the farm would be able to produce bioethanol from algae, as much as 20 million kiloliters or 5.3 billion gallons of bioethanol per year.
- Track 7-1Ethanol
- Track 7-2Bioethanol production
- Track 7-3cellulosic ethanol
- Track 7-4Bioalcohols as automobile fuel
- Track 7-5Bioethanol production from waste vegetables
- Track 7-6Bioalcohols from algae
- Track 7-7Bioalcohals from plant matter
- Track 7-8Generations of bioalcohols & scope of advancement
- Track 7-9Scale up on industrial level
The process to convert biomass solid raw material to fuel gas or chemical feedstock gas (syngas) is called gasification. Chemical conversion of gas would be expensive and there are microorganisms that can convert the CO, H(2), and CO(2) gas to fuels. The discovery of organisms which are capable of higher product yield, as metabolic engineering of microbial catalyst, will make this technology a viable option for reducing our dependency on fossil fuels. Different conversion methods are gas production, Pyrolysis , Anaerobic digestion, Biorefineries, Bioethanol production and sugar release from biomass. Production of energy crops could potentially compete for land with food cropping as demand for biomass increases. Biomass customers may be locked in long-term supply contracts with a single supplier making it difficult to get competitive pricing in the future. Alternative impacts are similar to those covered in the District Heating and Combined Heat and Power pages. The non-destructive pilot market is estimated to be valued at USD 12.98 Billion in 2015 and is projected to outstretch USD 18.88 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 7.78% from 2014 to 2020. A new Bioenergy International aimed at developing countries is now on the horizon.
- Track 8-1Thermal Conversion of Biomass
- Track 8-2Heat and Power Generation
- Track 8-3Biomass for Electricity Generation
- Track 8-4Latest Conversion Technologies in Biomass
- Track 8-5Electrochemical Conversion of Biomass
- Track 8-6Biochemical Conversion of Biomass
- Track 8-7Chemical Conversion of Biomass
- Track 8-8Chemical conversion from oil-bearing crops
- Track 8-9Gasification and Pyrolysis
- Track 8-10Combustion and Co-firing
- Track 8-11Biological Conversion
- Track 8-12Power Plants
Bioenergy is conversion of biomass resources such as agricultural and forest residues, organic municipal waste and energy crops to useful energy carriers including heat, electricity and transport fuels. Biomass is increasingly being used for modern applications such as dendro-power, co-generation and Combined Heat and Power generation (CHP). Depending on the resource availability and technical, economic and environmental impact, these can be attractive alternatives to fossil fuel based applications. Bioenergy, a renewable energy resource particularly suitable for electricity, heating & cooling in transport, will be at the core of this sectorial shift in renewable energy production and use and is expected to become the dominant form of RES before 2020.
- Track 9-1Bioenergy for Agricultural Production
- Track 9-2Photo bioreactors
- Track 9-3Energy in biomass
- Track 9-4Microbial Electrochemical Cells
- Track 9-5Trending Research from Biomass
Green energy mainly involves natural energetic processes which will be controlled with very little pollution. Anaerobic digestion, geothermic power, wind power, small-scale hydropower, solar power, biomass power, periodic event power, wave power, and a few styles of atomic power belongs to the green energy. Once energy is purchased from the electricity network, the ability reaching the buyer won't essentially be generated from Green energy sources. The native utility company, utility, or state power pool buys their electricity from electricity producers World Health Organization could also be generating from fuel, nuclear or renewable energy sources. In several countries Green energy presently provides a really bit of electricity, generally contributing 2% to 5% to the overall pool. Green energy customers either obligates the utility corporations to extend the quantity of green energy that they purchase from the or directly fund the green energy through a green power supplier. Green economy can be defined as an economy that aims at reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities, which aims for property development while not degrading the atmosphere in keeping with the United Nations setting Programme. It closely connected with ecological economic science, however contains a lot of politically applied focus. A green economy is thought of together that is low carbon, resource economical and socially comprehensive. It closely connected with ecological economic science, however contains a lot of politically applied focus. A low-carbon economy additionally called low-fossil-fuel economy, or decarbonized economy is an economy supported low carbon power sources that so contains a negligible output of greenhouse emission emissions into the setting region, however specifically refers to the greenhouse emission CO2. Greenhouse emission emissions as a result of human action area unit progressively either inflicting global warming or creating global climate change worse.
- Track 10-1Green energy & Green power
- Track 10-2Emission Reduction
- Track 10-3Emission Reduction
- Track 10-4Analysis of Challenges and Opportunities in Green Sectors
- Track 10-5Sustainable Agriculture
- Track 10-6Macroeconomics
- Track 10-7Green Finance & Credit Cycle
- Track 10-8Prologue Green Banking
- Track 10-9Prologue Green Banking
- Track 10-10Green Energy Labeling
- Track 10-11Local Green Energy System
- Track 10-12Recycling role in Green Economy
Solar energy has being derived from natural sources that doesn’t harm the behavioural and environmental factors. The energy which is taken from the sun is converted into solar energy (thermal or electrical) for further use. Fuel production is also done from solar energy with the help of high temperature. In energy storage, energy is capture which is produced at one time and is store for future use. Economics of solar energy depends upon usages and it is always varies from country to country. Solar panels are greater way to lock solar electricity rates. Solar also increases the value of place where it is plentily available. Wind energy produces from wind to generate electricity. It mechanical preforms the energy to produce large amount of energy for large use. It can be a good replacement to fossil fuel, renewable, widely distributed and produces no greenhouse gases and small space for installing. Wind farms consists of many wind turbines individually which are connected to the electric power network. Offshore wind is stronger than on land and has less impact on appearance of the landscape. About the production and capacity it depends upon the usage in every country. The effects on the atmosphere are less difficult than those of other sources.
- Track 11-1Wind Energy
- Track 11-2Nuclear Energy
- Track 11-3Tidal Energy
- Track 11-4Compressed Natural Gas
- Track 11-5Thermal Energy
- Track 11-6Electricity Production
- Track 11-7Fuel Production
- Track 11-8Energy Storage Method
- Track 11-9Applications
Bio-carbon liquid, biofuel and gas are the products of thermal decomposition of biomass. Gasification process is conducted to ordinary reactors or in reactors with a fluidal field. During hydrothermal gasification process, hydrogen energy, carbon oxide and some amount of methane and superior hydrocarbons are produced. Liquids derived from biomass resources such as ethanol and bio-oils can be reformed to produce hydrogen in a process similar to natural gas reforming. Biomass derived liquids can be transported more easily than biomass feed stocks. The bioenergy technology faces challenges in terms of technological assistance, economics and knowledge.
- Track 12-1Production and supply of solid biofuels
- Track 12-2Advanced solid biofuels
- Track 12-3Production and supply of bio methane
- Track 12-4Thermochemical conversion
Energy and environment are co-related in the technological and scientific aspects including energy conservation, and the interaction of energy forms and systems with the physical environment. The levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide has increased by 31% between 1800 and 2000, going from 280 parts per million to 367 parts per million. Scientists predict that carbon dioxide levels could be as high as 970 parts per million by the year 2100. Different factors are responsible for this development, such as progress with respect to technical parameters of energy converters, in particular, improved efficiency; emissions characteristics and increased lifetime. Various environmental policies have been implemented across the globe for reduction of GHG emissions for improvement of environment.
- Track 13-1Energy and Sustainability
- Track 13-2Climate Change
- Track 13-3Global Warming
- Track 13-4Waste Management
- Track 13-5Biodiversity
Biomass plant material and animal waste IS used to create transportation fuels and generate electricity. Biomass energy is derived from plant-based material and solar energy has been converted into organic matter. Biomass can be used in a variety of energy-conversion process to yield power, heat, steam, and fuel. Biomass is used by food processing industries, animal feed industry, and wood products industry, which includes construction and fiber products (paper and derivatives), along with chemical products made from these industries that have diverse applications including detergents, biofertilizers, and erosion control products. The biggest opportunity for the global bioenergy technology is the increasing demand for electricity across the world.
- Track 14-1From waste products into renewable resources
- Track 14-2From traditional biomass to modern bioenergy
- Track 14-3From Chemical to Biological Processes
- Track 14-4From local fuel to global commodity
Renewable chemicals are used for increasing the use of renewable resources rather than fossil fuels. Renewable chemicals contain all the chemicals which are produced from renewable feedstock such as microorganisms, biomass (plant, animal, and marine), and agricultural raw materials. Renewable chemicals are utilized in several applications across different Chemical industries such as in food processing, housing, textiles, environment, transportation, hygiene, pharmaceutical, and other applications. Renewable chemicals are mainly available as ketones, alcohols, organic acids, and bio-polymers. They are used in surfactants and lubricants, consumer goods, resins, and plastics for environmental purpose. There are diverse technologies available in chemical engineering which are used for making renewable chemicals The renewable chemicals market is expanding primarily the resources of renewable chemicals, and the consumer’s inclination towards using eco-friendly products. The high cost and certain subjects related to the production of renewable chemicals are the factors that are hampering the development of this market. Presently Europe forms the largest market for renewable chemicals, but Asia-Pacific is driving the market growth, and is expected to override the renewable chemicals market by 2018.
- Track 15-1Chemical engineering in metal refining
- Track 15-2Chemistry in nanotechnology
- Track 15-3Chemistry in computing
- Track 15-4Biomedical applications of chemical engineering
- Track 15-5Biomedical applications of chemical engineering
Renewable energy and energy efficiency are generally said to be the "twin pillars" of property energy policy. Each resource should be developed so as to stabilize and scale back dioxide emissions. There are numerous energy policies on a worldwide scale in reference to energy exploration, production and consumption, starting from commodities firms to automobile makers to wind and star producers and business associations. Recent focus of energy economic science includes the subsequent issues: climate change and climate policy, property, energy markets and economic process, economic science of energy infrastructure, energy and environmental law and policies and warming together with exploring varied challenges related to fast the diffusion of renewable energy technologies in developing countries. Most of the agricultural facilities within the developed world are mechanized as a result of rural electrification. Rural electrification has created important productivity gains; however it additionally uses plenty of energy. For this and alternative reasons (such as transport costs) during a low-carbon society, rural areas would want obtainable provides of renewably created electricity.
- Track 16-1Solar Power & Artificial Synthesis
- Track 16-2Space Based Solar Power (SPSV)
- Track 16-3Geothermal Energy
- Track 16-4Thorium Fuel Cycle
Climate change is the most significant challenge to achieving sustainable development, and it threatens to drag a huge number of individuals into grinding poverty. Climate change is just a long-term issue. It is going on today, and it involves instabilities for policy makers attempting to shape the future. Sustainability is no longer just a fashionable word. It is an organized way to achieving a holistic and triple bottom line growth. Apart from risk identification and mitigation, as well as a significant improvement in the efficiency of processes and systems for optimization of resources, the other proven tangible and intangible benefits of sustainability include its positive impact on employees’ morale, an organization being recognized as an employer of choice, supply chains being motivated to adopt leading practices and consumers being educated on the importance of responsible behaviour. After years of it being perceived as cost-centric, we are now finally realizing the true value-addition made by implementation of sustainability-related measures.
- Track 17-1Sustainable urbanization
- Track 17-2UN framework on Climate change
- Track 17-3UN framework on Climate change
- Track 17-4Minimum ecological disruption
- Track 17-5Challenge of de-carbonization
- Track 17-6Sustainability in adaption
- Track 17-7Sustainable management of natural resources
- Track 17-8Sustained technology
Bioenergy 2018 facilitates a unique platform for transforming potential ideas into great business. The present meeting/ conference create a global platform to connect global Entrepreneurs, Proposers and the Investors in the field of Biofuels, Biomass, Biogas, bioenergy and Renewable Energy and its allied sciences. This investment meet facilitates the most optimized and viable business for engaging people in to constructive discussions, evaluation and execution of promising business.