Biomass energy potential in Manabí province

  • Byron Ignacio Fernández Machuca Universidad Técnica de Manabí, Portoviejo, Manabí, Ecuador
  • Stalin Geovanny Paucha Torres Universidad Técnica de Manabí, Portoviejo, Manabí, Ecuador
  • Kevin Dionisio Manrique Véliz Universidad Técnica de Manabí, Portoviejo, Manabí, Ecuador
  • José Luis Poggi Cantos Universidad Técnica de Manabí, Portoviejo, Manabí, Ecuador
Keywords: banana, biofuels, biomass in Manabi, cocoa, coconut


The present work aims to determine the energy potential of biomass in the province of Manabí, having as main actors the residues of cocoa, dry corn, bananas, and African palm, these being the products with the greatest abundance within the province since during Its production is constant throughout the year and this allows it to be used as a base for energy production. The increase in greenhouse gases in the production of consumable electrical energy has led to a significant advance in the development of biologically friendly alternatives. Among these alternatives, one of the options for immediate implementation is obtaining energy through the combustion of conventionally wasted waste, also known as biomass.


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How to Cite
Machuca, B. I. F., Torres, S. G. P., Véliz, K. D. M., & Cantos, J. L. P. (2020). Biomass energy potential in Manabí province. International Research Journal of Engineering, IT & Scientific Research, 6(3), 17-26.