P. Lamers1, E. Searcy1, J.R. Hess1 and H. Stichnothe2,    1Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID, United States,    2Thünen Institute of Agricultural Technology, Braunschweig, Germany


Global primary energy supply is dominated by fossil fuels, accounting for 81% in 2013 (IEA, 2015). Growing global energy needs, due to rising incomes and population trends, project an increase in the use of fossil fuels over the coming decades (IEA, 2014). Fossil fuel usage however has been identified to be one of the key sources of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and thus a major contributing factor to anthropogenic climate change (IPCC, 2014). One of the key challenges in the energy sector for this century will therefore be ...

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