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Advanced wet quenching for iron and steel sector © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

The iron and steel sector is the second-largest industrial user of energy, consuming 616 Mtoe in 2007 and is also the largest industrial source of CO2 emissions. The five most...

Aerobic biological treatment (composting) © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Many developed and developing countries practice composting and ...

Anaerobic biological treatment (Anaerobic digestion) © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Many developed and developing countries practice composting and...

Biofuels from algae An open pond for growing algae in Israel. (source: Seambiotic)

Producing biofuels from algae is still in a pre-commercial state of technology development. But algae-based biofuels are considered to be a promising upcoming alternative to fossil fuels as they...

Bioplastics © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Bioplastics have much in common with conventional plastics. Two main characteristics separate bioplastics from conventional plastics: 1) The use of renewable biomass materials in the manufacture...

Biopolymer production for (petro-)chemical sector http://teams.kennesaw.edu/waterlock/costello-planter.htm

A polymer is a large molecule (macromolecule) composed of repeating structural units typically connected by covalent chemical bonds. Examples of synthetic polymers are plastics, Bakelite and nylon...

Biorefinery © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

With the surge in bio-based activities around the globe, a new concept called bio-refining starts to emerge. IEA Bioenergy ...

Black liquor gasifiers for the paper and pulp sector © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Black liquor gasification is an emerging commercial technology founded on decades of research and development. Its...

Blast furnace slag granulation © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Cement is a global commodity, manufactured at thousands of plants. The industry is consolidating globally, but large international firms account for only 30% of the worldwide market. The principal...

Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS) © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Managing the energy and other needs in buildings efficiently and intelligently can have considerable benefits. A building energy management system (BEMS) is a sophisticated method to monitor and...

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