Biomass Energy Technological Paradigm (BETP): Trends in This Sector
AbstractRenewable energy plays a significant role in the world for obvious environmental and economic reasons with respect to the increasing energy crisis and fossil fuel environmental problems. Biomass energy, one of the most promising renewable energy technologies, has drawn increasing attention in recent years. However, biomass technologies still vary without an integrated framework. Considering the theory of a technological paradigm and implementing a literature analysis, biomass technological development was found to follow a three-stage technological paradigm, which can be divided into: BETP (biomass energy technological paradigm) competition, BETP diffusion, and BETP shift. Further, the literature review indicates that waste, like municipal solid waste (MSW), has the potential to be an important future trend in the world and waste-to-energy (WTE) is designed for sustainable waste management. Among WTE, anaerobic digestion has the potential to produce energy from waste sustainably, safely, and cost-effectively. The new BETP technological framework proposed in this paper may offer new research ideas and provide a significant reference for scholars. View Full-Text
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Li, M.; Luo, N.; Lu, Y. Biomass Energy Technological Paradigm (BETP): Trends in This Sector. Sustainability 2017, 9, 567.
Li M, Luo N, Lu Y. Biomass Energy Technological Paradigm (BETP): Trends in This Sector. Sustainability. 2017; 9(4):567.Chicago/Turabian Style
Li, Meihui; Luo, Na; Lu, Yi. 2017. "Biomass Energy Technological Paradigm (BETP): Trends in This Sector." Sustainability 9, no. 4: 567.
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