Essays about: "biofuels"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 202 essays containing the word biofuels.

  1. 1. Chemical recycling of cotton-based waste textiles by sulfuric acid hydrolysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik (CI)

    Author : Edvin Ruuth; [2020]
    Keywords : recycling; hydrolysis; cotton; waste textiles; sulfuric acid; glucose; chemical engineering; kemiteknik; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Large amounts of waste textiles are produced annually, of which only a small fraction is recycled currently. The purpose of this study was to develop a method to recycle cotton-based waste textiles chemically that can be coupled to the production of biofuels or green chemicals. READ MORE

  2. 2. DME som förnybart drivmedel till jordbruket : en studie i möjligheten att ersätta fossil diesel i jordbruksmaskiner med DME från bio-baserad råvara

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Johan Gundberg Aronsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Dimetyleter; biodrivmedel; bioDME; ”well-to-wheel”; fossilfritt; jordbruk; odling; hållbart; beredskap; livsmedelsförsörjning;

    Abstract : Sverige har satt som mål att nettoutsläpp från fossila bränslen ska vara borta till 2045 och mycket behöver göras för att Sverige ska uppnå det målet. Det går att konstatera att Sverige går snabbt framåt med att byta ut fossila bränslen i fordon och har redan nått en nivå på 23 % biokomponenter i drivmedel, den högsta nivån bland länderna i Europeiska Unionen. READ MORE

  3. 3. Is Deforestation in Colombia Caused by Oil Palm Expansion?

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Mona Date; [2020]
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    Abstract : The palm oil industry is growing globally and palm oil is today the most used vegetable oil for biofuels, however, over the last years research has showed that it has caused great deforestation in Southeast Asia where the grand majority of oil palm is produced. There has also been reports on poor working conditions showing that the palm oil is not socially sustainable either. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sustainable Solutions in the Aviation Industry : A scenario analysis of electrified aircrafts, sustainable aviation fuels and carbon offsetting

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM); KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Niklas Jönsson; Fredrik Hillesöy; [2020]
    Keywords : Aviation; carbon offsetting; air travel comparison site; biofuel; electrified aircrafts; scenario analysis.; Flygindustrin; klimatkompensation; flygprisjämförelsesite; scenario analys; elektriska flygplan; biobränsle;

    Abstract : Global warming is an issue that affects the entire world. The aviation industry accounts for around three percent of global emissions, and actions are needed to help steer the industry towards a sustainable transition with new technologies and alternative aviation fuels to reduce emissions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Study of a valorisation process for biomass industrial waste involving acid cooking and enzymatic hydrolysis

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH)

    Author : Nicolas Brunet; [2020]
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    Abstract : Lignocellulosic biomass has potential to chip in the chemical and biofuels supplies in future societies,even though lignocellulose is a recalcitrant structure that has to be treated in several steps. After theirproper life cycle, wood-derived materials such as particleboards have few outcomes today apart fromenergy recovery for heat production. READ MORE