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Clean Energy for Sustainable Development by Kalam Azad, Mohammad Rasul, Subhash Sharma

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Chapter Three

Clean and Sustainable Energy Technologies

M. Arshad     University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan

Abstract

The demand of energy, a prerequisite of industrialization and economic development, is predicted to rise in future. Presently, worldwide major and core energy source is fossil. Its use is deteriorating the environment leading to serious problems for human health. Energy generated from clean, easily accessible means would add in sustainability, at a reasonable cost without any adverse effects. Such clean and sustainable sources include biomass, solar, wind, and hydro resources. As of 2016, the clean energy supply is 14% of the total world energy demand, and its share is expected to increase significantly ...

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