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Abstract: The pursuit of sustainable energy sources on a worldwide scale is a crucial and pressing matter, with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs) offering a comprehensive framework for properly addressing this challenge. This paper provides an overview of the various technologies now available for the process of biomass gasification. Compared to other renewable energy sources, which have undergone significant technological advancements in recent years, the field of biomass conversion is still relatively new. Keeping up with the newest breakthroughs becomes increasingly crucial as new conversion techniques are rapidly being created. Keeping up with the latest advancements and potential enhancements in biofuel conversion technology is essential due to their rapid development. In the thermochemical conversion process called "biomass gasification," biomass solid source materials are degraded or incompletely burned in an oxygen-free or oxygen-deficient high-temperature atmosphere, resulting in the production of biomass gas. Biomass gas can be utilized in industry to directly power industrial boilers for steam production, as well as for cooking or heating purposes in rural areas. The purified biomass gas can be utilized to operate a generator set, so facilitating the provision of electricity to areas lacking access to it. The utilization of biomass gasification technology alters the traditional approach of directly igniting biomass to generate power. Gasification technology converts biomass into a clean and combustible gas, significantly improving the efficiency of using biomass energy. This essay will largely concentrate on the methodologies and protocols employed in biomass gasification. The article provides an overview of various gasification procedures and the potential applications of the resulting products. It delves into different biomass gasification techniques, including upstream, gasification, and downstream processes, highlighting their importance in transforming biomass into clean and combustible gases. The review focuses on methodologies and protocols employed in biomass gasification, recognizing its pivotal role in sustainable energy generation. Additionally, the article discusses the challenges associated with gasification technology, such as tar formation, biomass heterogeneity, and uneven biomass supply in different seasons. It emphasizes the need for further research and infrastructure development to overcome these barriers and facilitate the efficient distribution and commercialization of biomass gasification technology. Overall, the scope of the article extends to providing insights into the status, challenges, and future prospects of biomass gasification for achieving sustainable energy goals.


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