Event Title

Energy Crop Land Use

Course Number and Title

TSM/ABE 325: Biorenewable Systems

Instructor

Thomas Brumm

Description

A change from petroleum based energy sources has been in motion ever since the initiation of the renewable fuel standard starting in 2007. Dedicated cellulosic energy crops show potential for becoming a profitable solution to help bridge the growing demand for sustainable energy. Bioenergy crops can enhance ecosystem services in marginal lands, as shown in Figure 1.

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Dec 1st, 12:00 AM

Energy Crop Land Use

A change from petroleum based energy sources has been in motion ever since the initiation of the renewable fuel standard starting in 2007. Dedicated cellulosic energy crops show potential for becoming a profitable solution to help bridge the growing demand for sustainable energy. Bioenergy crops can enhance ecosystem services in marginal lands, as shown in Figure 1.