The development of power production and its consumption have become a major concern for humanity. This qualitative research identifies contemporary tendencies, specifically biomass among other energy sources. Specialists’ opinions were juxtaposed against statistical data and hypotheses. This paper’s prospective nature involves qualitative arguments to foresee long-term tendencies. It compares alternative energy sources, ecological policies and geopolitical facts. Two key patterns were found: the fossil-fuel use prevalence and the strengthening of alternative power sources, leading towards achieving sustainable development goals.

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews Vol. 143

Diana Londoño-Pulgarin, Giovanny Cardona-Montoya, Juan C. Restrepo, Francisco Muñoz-LeivaLink de acesso: