Chapter Four

Technoeconomic Analysis and Life Cycle Assessment of Bioenergy Systems

A. Shah,1, N.R. Baral,§ and A. Manandhar     The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, United States     §Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal1 Corresponding author: E-mail: 


Potential depletion of fossil fuels and growing environmental concerns are the two main motivations for the development of biobased energy technologies. Most of these technologies are relatively premature and emerging compared to fossil fuel technologies. The successful implementation of these technologies contributes towards sustainable energy supply in the future. However, before commercial deployment, the economic and environmental feasibility of these technologies ...

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