chapter  1
Plant-Based Biofuels: An Introduction
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Self-sufciency in energy requirement is critical to the success of any developing economy. With the depletion of oil resources and the negative environmental impact associated with the use of fossil fuels, there is a renewed interest in alternate energy sources. Apart from the search for alternatives, there is a need to achieve energy

Abstract ......................................................................................................................3 1.1 Introduction .......................................................................................................3 1.2 The World Energy Scenario .............................................................................4 1.3 Renewable Energy ............................................................................................6