Potential energy of plant biomass: banana, coconut, cacao and corn

  • Genial Belvine Epeni Tombo Universidad Técnica de Manabí, Portoviejo, Manabí, Ecuador
  • Edison Cedeño Zambrano Universidad Técnica de Manabí, Portoviejo, Manabí, Ecuador
  • Jair Loor Barreiro Universidad Técnica de Manabí, Portoviejo, Manabí, Ecuador
  • Jordi Medranda Posligua Universidad Técnica de Manabí, Portoviejo, Manabí, Ecuador
Keywords: biomass in Manabí, Manabí renewable energy, potential energy, sustainable Manabí, vegetable biomass

Abstract

In this document, a study was carried out on the energy potential of plant biomass in the Portoviejo canton, since climate change is not a utopia, but the reality. Throughout this study, an overview of the capacity in biomass at the national, provincial and cantonal level (Portoviejo) was presented, a study on the culture of banana, cocoa, coconut, and corn was made since it is important to know if the canton can respond to the biomass demand of the selected plants. Then the socio-economic and environmental impacts were analyzed in a general way.

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Published
2020-03-31
How to Cite
Tombo, G. B. E., Zambrano, E. C., Barreiro, J. L., & Posligua, J. M. (2020). Potential energy of plant biomass: banana, coconut, cacao and corn. International Journal of Physical Sciences and Engineering, 4(1), 11-20. https://doi.org/10.29332/ijpse.v4n1.415
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