Guide to commercial-scale ethanol production and financing

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Published by Solar Energy Research Institute, U.S. G.P.O. [distributor] in Golden, Colo, Washington, D.C .

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StatementSolar Energy Research Institute ; operated for the U.S. Department of Energy by the Midwest Research Institute.
ContributionsSolar Energy Research Institute., United States. Dept. of Energy., Midwest Research Institute (Kansas City, Mo.)
LC ClassificationsHD9502.5.A433 U5449 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 124, [170] p. :
Number of Pages170
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Open LibraryOL3920819M
LC Control Number81602120

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The Guide to Commercial-Scale Ethanol Production and Financing was produced by the Solar Energy Research Institute on behalf of the U.

Department of Energy. It is aimed at facilitating the production and adoption of alcohol fuels on a wide scale throughout the United States. Solar Energy Research Institute: A guide to commercial-scale ethanol production and financing / (Golden, Colo.: SERI ; Springfield, Va.: National Technical Information Service, U.S.

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The supply of biofuels depends on the availability and price of discussed in Chapter 3, a sufficient quantity of cellulosic biomass could be produced in the United States to meet the Renewable Fuel Standard, as amended in the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of (RFS2) mandate.

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When plants are grown to replace those converted to biofuels, the carbon moves in a short-term, balanced cycle and does not increase the overall concentration of CO 2 in the atmosphere. However, the carbon cycle for fossil fuels requires millions of years to.

Ethanol production from cellulosic feedstocks has not yet occurred on a commercial scale but is actively under development (see Section — Conversion Technologies for Biofuels). For discussions of the benefits and challenges of ethanol production, see Chapter 3, Benefits, Challenges, and Considerations of Bioenergy.

Municipal solid waste. Chapter 2 Production of Liquid Biofuels from Biomass: Emerging Technologies (pages 11–18): Nasib Qureshi, Stephen Hughes and Prof.

Thaddeus C. Ezeji Chapter 3 Butanol Production from Lignocellulosic Biomass (pages 19–37): Prof. Thaddeus C. Ezeji and Hans P.

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