Biomass Energy and Energy Plants



Energy functions as vital material basis for the development of economy and society. China has become a major energy producer and consumer of energy and the energy demand is still growing. In 2006, China’s total energy consumption reached 2.46 billion ton of standard coal. To increase energy supply, ensure energy security, promote economic and social sustainable development are most important strategic missions in China. In particular, renewable energy is an important type of energy resource in China. It has been playing an important role in meeting energy demand, improving energy structure, reducing environmental pollution and accelerating economic growth.


Renewable Energy Biomass Energy International Energy Agency Energy Plant Biomass Resource 
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Main References

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    U.S. Department of Energy’s Biomass Multi-year Program Plan. Scholar
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    U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) Strategic Plan for FY 2006–2011.–2011. pdf.Google Scholar
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    Research Service of U.S. Department of Agriculture—National Program (307) ( Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement). Scholar
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    European Union’s Biomass Action Plan. Scholar
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    Chinese Academy of Sciences — Life Sciences & Biotechnology Bureau Industrial Biotechnology Development Report 2008 (Internal Information).Google Scholar

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