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Title: Challenges and opportunities in biofuels production
Authors: Srinivas, Darbha
Satyarthi, Jitendra Kumar
Keywords: Biodiesel;Biofuels;Renewable fuels;Solid catalysts;Transesterification (fatty acid glycerides);Deoxygenation;Hydrotreatment;Vegetable oils/fats
Issue Date: Jan-2012
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Biofuels are attractive alternative to petroleum diesel. They are renewable, non-toxic, biodegradable, carbon neutral and lead to reduced tailpipe emissions. This article presents the current state-of-art processes of their production and discusses the opportunities and future challenges in this area of research.
Page(s): 174-185
ISSN: 0975-0975(Online); 0376-4710(Print)
Appears in Collections:IJC-A Vol.51A(01-02) [January-February 2012]

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