Cork in the Field of Renewable Energies


Cork in the Field of Renewable Energies

L. Gil

This work describes the multiple ways in which cork is now related with renewable energy, and other future possibilities. Cork wastes can be used as biomass sources for energy production and cork-derived materials can have several applications in different renewable energy production or utilization systems. Several types of renewable energies can be used in different steps of cork processing. Some clues are also pointed out for possible future applications of cork in renewable energy systems as well as new uses of renewable energy technologies in cork industrial processing.

Cork, Renewable Energy, Cork-derived Materials, Biomass, Solar Energy, Wind energy, Bioenergy

Published online 9/22/2017, 5 pages
Copyright © 2017 by the author(s)
Published under license by Materials Research Forum LLC., Millersville PA, USA

Citation: L. Gil, ‘Cork in the Field of Renewable Energies’, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 3, pp 27-31, 2017


The article was published as article 4 of the book Cork Science and its Applications

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