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Biofuels, solar and wind as renewable energy systems

Benefits and risks
With shortages of fossil fuels renewable energy systems including wind power, biomass, photovoltaics, hydropower, solar thermal, thermal ponds, and biogas are becoming a major focus worldwide.Though the use of renewable plant materials for biofuel seem beneficial there are concerns about environmental problems, including food shortages and serious destruction of soil. All renewable energy systems need to be investigated and this book looks at the effectiveness and economics of several renewable energy technologies.

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