Bioethanol Production from Food Crops

Bioethanol Production from Food Crops: Sustainable Sources, Interventions and Challenges comprehensively covers the global scenario of ethanol production from both food and non-food crops and other sources. The book guides readers through the balancing of the debate on food vs. fuel, giving important insights into resource management and the environmental and economic impact of this balance between demands. Sections cover Global Bioethanol from Food Crops and Forest Resource, Bioethanol from Bagasse and Lignocellulosic wastes, Bioethanol from algae, and Economics and Challenges, presenting a multidisciplinary approach to this complex topic. As biofuels continue to grow as a vital alternative energy source, it is imperative that the proper balance is reached between resource protection and human survival. This book provides important insights into achieving that balance. Presents technological interventions in ethanol production, from plant biomass, to food crops Addresses food security issues arising from bioethanol production Identifies development bottlenecks and areas where collaborative efforts can help develop more cost-effective technology

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  • Author : Ramesh C. Ray
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 460 pages
  • ISBN : 0128137673
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Bioethanol Production from Food Crops

Bioethanol Production from Food Crops
  • Author : Ramesh C. Ray,S Ramachandran
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 20 August 2018
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Bioethanol Production from Food Crops: Sustainable Sources, Interventions and Challenges comprehensively covers the global scenario of ethanol production from both food and non-food crops and other sources. The book guides readers through the balancing of the debate on food vs. fuel, giving important insights into resource management and the environmental and economic impact of this balance between demands. Sections cover Global Bioethanol from Food Crops and Forest Resource, Bioethanol from Bagasse and Lignocellulosic wastes, Bioethanol from algae, and Economics and

Fuel Ethanol Production from Sugarcane

Fuel Ethanol Production from Sugarcane
  • Author : Thalita Peixoto Basso,Luiz Carlos Basso
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 23 January 2019
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This book offers a broad understanding of bioethanol production from sugarcane, although a few other substrates, except corn, will also be mentioned. The 10 chapters are grouped in five sections. The Fuel Ethanol Production from Sugarcane in Brazil section consists of two chapters dealing with the first-generation ethanol Brazilian industrial process. The Strategies for Sugarcane Bagasse Pretreatment section deals with emerging physicochemical methods for biomass pretreatment, and the non-conventional biomass source for lignocellulosic ethanol production addresses the potential of weed biomass

Review of the Research Strategy for Biomass-Derived Transportation Fuels

Review of the Research Strategy for Biomass-Derived Transportation Fuels
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems,Committee to Review the R&D Strategy for Biomass-Derived Ethanol and Biodiesel Transportation Fuels
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 11 November 1999
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The Office of Fuels Development (OFD), a component of the U.S. Department of Energy' s (DOE) Office of Transportation Technologies, manages the federal government's effort to make biomass-based ethanol (bioethanol) and biodiesel a practical and affordable alternative to gasoline. Through the National Biomass Ethanol Program, the OFD is overseeing key research and development (R&D) and industry-government partnerships for the establishment of a cellulosic biomass ethanol industry. Cellulosic biomass resources being investigated include agronomic and forest crop residues, woody

Biofuel Production Technologies: Critical Analysis for Sustainability

Biofuel Production Technologies: Critical Analysis for Sustainability
  • Author : Neha Srivastava,Manish Srivastava,P. K. Mishra,Vijai Kumar Gupta
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 23 March 2020
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Production and utilization of sustainable energy toward maintaining a clean environment is a major challenge. At the same time, the continued depletion of fossil fuels and the global dependency on non-renewable fuels is a chief concern. Moreover, the long-term economic and environmental issues associated with the high utilization of fossil fuel, such as global warming, are also important, particularly in the context of the predicted increase in the global population to around 5 billion by 2050. In recent years, researchers have been

Production of bioethanol from agricultural waste biomass

Production of bioethanol from agricultural waste biomass
  • Author : Kevin Schreier
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release : 27 February 2017
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Seminar paper from the year 2016 in the subject Engineering - Power Engineering, grade: 1,0, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, language: English, abstract: The need of bioenergy due to the world’s increasing population and the limited fossil energy resources, which by combustion are damaging the environment, leads to the demand of renewable energy resources. Waste biomass, especially from agriculture, is an underestimated, but attractive alternative to food-crops for the sustainable production of ethanol from biomass and able to replace petroleum-based fuels. The conversion-technology

Biofuels

Biofuels
  • Author : Krzysztof Biernat
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 30 September 2015
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The edited volume presents the progress of first and second generation biofuel production technology in selected countries. Possibility of producing alternative fuels containing biocomponents and selected research methods of biofuels exploitation characteristics (also aviation fuels) was characterized. The book shows also some aspects of the environmental impact of the production and biofuels using, and describes perspectives of biofuel production technology development. It provides the review of biorefinery processes with a particular focus on pretreatment methods of selected primary and secondary

Water Hyacinth: A Potential Lignocellulosic Biomass for Bioethanol

Water Hyacinth: A Potential Lignocellulosic Biomass for Bioethanol
  • Author : Anuja Sharma,Neeraj K. Aggarwal
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 01 January 2020
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This book discusses the production of bioethanol from water hyacinth, a potential source of lignocellulosic biomass. Biofuels, as an alternative to fossil fuels, not only ensure energy security but also mitigate air pollution and reduce greenhouse emissions. Biofuels can be produced from sugar- and starch-rich food crops (first-generation biofuel) or lignocellulosic biomass (second-generation biofuel). However, the overexploitation of conventional lignocellulosic sources such as agro-industrial residues, dedicated herbaceous, hardwoods and softwoods and forest residues may lead to problems in terms of

Renewable Fuel Standard

Renewable Fuel Standard
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Board on Energy and Environmental Systems,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources,Committee on Economic and Environmental Impacts of Increasing Biofuels Production
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 29 January 2012
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In the United States, we have come to depend on plentiful and inexpensive energy to support our economy and lifestyles. In recent years, many questions have been raised regarding the sustainability of our current pattern of high consumption of nonrenewable energy and its environmental consequences. Further, because the United States imports about 55 percent of the nation's consumption of crude oil, there are additional concerns about the security of supply. Hence, efforts are being made to find alternatives to our current

Biomass Now

Biomass Now
  • Author : Miodrag Darko Matovic
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 30 April 2013
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This two-volume book on biomass is a reflection of the increase in biomass related research and applications, driven by overall higher interest in sustainable energy and food sources, by increased awareness of potentials and pitfalls of using biomass for energy, by the concerns for food supply and by multitude of potential biomass uses as a source material in organic chemistry, bringing in the concept of bio-refinery. It reflects the trend in broadening of biomass related research and an increased focus

Water Implications of Biofuels Production in the United States

Water Implications of Biofuels Production in the United States
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Water Science and Technology Board,Committee on Water Implications of Biofuels Production in the United States
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 09 January 2008
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National interests in greater energy independence, concurrent with favorable market forces, have driven increased production of corn-based ethanol in the United States and research into the next generation of biofuels. The trend is changing the national agricultural landscape and has raised concerns about potential impacts on the nation's water resources. To help illuminate these issues, the National Research Council held a colloquium on July 12, 2007 in Washington, DC. Water Implications of Biofuels Production in the United States, based in part on

Frontiers in Bioenergy and Biofuels

Frontiers in Bioenergy and Biofuels
  • Author : Eduardo Jacob-Lopes,Leila Queiroz Zepka
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 25 January 2017
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Frontiers in Bioenergy and Biofuels presents an authoritative and comprehensive overview of the possibilities for production and use of bioenergy, biofuels, and coproducts. Issues related to environment, food, and energy present serious challenges to the success and stability of nations. The challenge to provide energy to a rapidly increasing global population has made it imperative to find new technological routes to increase production of energy while also considering the biosphere's ability to regenerate resources. The bioenergy and biofuels are resources

Handbook on Bioethanol

Handbook on Bioethanol
  • Author : Charles Wyman
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 02 May 2018
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Bioethanol is a versatile transportation fuel and fuel additive that offers excellent performance and reduced air pollution compared to conventional fuels. Its production and use adds little, if any, net release of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere, dramatically reducing the potential for global climate change. Through a sustained research program and an emerging economic competitiveness, the technology for bioethanol production is poised for immediate widespread commercial applications. Written by engineers and scientists providing a technical focus, this handbook provides the

Prospects of Renewable Bioprocessing in Future Energy Systems

Prospects of Renewable Bioprocessing in Future Energy Systems
  • Author : Ali Asghar Rastegari,Ajar Nath Yadav,Arti Gupta
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 03 April 2019
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This book discusses various renewable energy resources and technologies. Topics covered include recent advances in photobioreactor design; microalgal biomass harvesting, drying, and processing; and technological advances and optimised production systems as prerequisites for achieving a positive energy balance. It highlights alternative resources that can be used to replace fossil fuels, such as algal biofuels, biodiesel, bioethanol, and biohydrogen. Further, it reviews microbial technologies, discusses an immobilization method, and highlights the efficiency of enzymes as a key factor in biofuel production.

Advances in Eco-Fuels for a Sustainable Environment

Advances in Eco-Fuels for a Sustainable Environment
  • Author : Kalam Azad
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 30 November 2018
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Advances in Eco-fuels for Sustainable Environment presents the most recent developments in the field of environmentally friendly eco-fuels. Dr. Kalad Azad and his team of contributors analyze the latest bio-energy technologies and emission control strategies, while also considering other important factors, such as environmental sustainability and energy efficiency improvement. Coverage includes biofuel extraction and conversion technologies, the implementation of biotechnologies and system improvement methods in the process industries. This book will help readers develop a deeper understanding of the relevant