Essays about: "need for Biofuels"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 essays containing the words need for Biofuels.

  1. 1. Multicriteria Site Suitability for Algal Biofuel Production Facilities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Brendan O'Neill; [2018]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; advanced biofuels; algae; Florida; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The use of algae as a feedstock for the production of advanced biofuels has tremendous potential because of its short growth cycle, high productivity, lack of competition for agricultural lands, ability to use a variety of water sources and recycle CO2 and nutrient emissions, and compatibility with existing fuels chains with minimum process changes. However, to make significant contributions to biofuel targets, optimal locations must be identified to ensure production facilities are economically viable. READ MORE

  2. 2. From Waste to Bioethanol - A Feasibility Study on Animal Bedding

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik (CI)

    Author : Ajsa Hodzic; Desirée Karlsson; [2017]
    Keywords : Bioethanol; Biofuels; Second generation bioethanol; Animal Bedding; Fermentation; SSF; SSCF; Lignocellulose; Chemical Engineering; Kemiteknik; Bioteknik; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : For the year 2020, the European Union has set common goals to aim for regarding the environment. One of them being to reduce the green house gas (GHG) emissions by 20 percent. The world population is increasing, consequently increasing the demand for energy and food. READ MORE

  3. 3. Biofuel Production : Examining the development of sub-Saharan Africa through the concepts of land grabbing, environmental justice and different views on development theories

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Miljövetenskap

    Author : Oskar Fredrikson; [2017]
    Keywords : Biofuel; environmental justice; land grabbing; sub-Saharan Africa;

    Abstract : This paper examines and problematize the effects of biofuel production by focusing on local communities in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The premise lays in a critique of neoliberal thoughts of development and the concept of sustainable development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Techno-economic assessment of switching to biofuels - the potential of replacing propane in two Swedish factories

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : CHRISTINA PAPAIOANNOU; [2016]
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    Abstract : Potentialen för växling av en fossil gasol system för biobränslen undersöks i denna studie. Sju möjliga bränsleövergångsscenarier identifieras för två företag i Sverige. De tekniska aspekterna av de alternativa biobränslen, kapital och drift- och underhållskostnader och CO2-utsläpp i det gäller kostnader diskuteras i avhandlingen. READ MORE

  5. 5. Investigating fossil fuel utilization and the potential of reducing fossil fuels for heating in companies : The case of Gävleborg County

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Energisystem

    Author : Martin Eriksson; [2016]
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    Abstract : Fossil fuels constitute roughly 80 % of the world’s energy supply and of this amount oil makes up almost one third. The combustion of these fossil fuels leads to increasing levels of greenhouse gases, causing a warming of the earth through the so called greenhouse effect. READ MORE