Lifecycle assessment of microalgae to biofuel: Comparison of thermochemical processing pathways

Lifecycle assessment of microalgae to biofuel: Comparison of thermochemical processing pathways Applied Energy 154 (2015) 1062–1071 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Applied Energy journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/apenergy Lifecycle assessment of microalgae to biofuel: Comparison of thermochemical processing pathways a b c d a,⇑ Edward P. Bennion , Daniel M. Ginosar , John Moses , Foster Agblevor , Jason C. Quinn Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Utah State University, Logan, UT, United States Biological and Chemical Processing, Department Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID, United States CF Technologies, Hyde Park, MA, United States Biological Engineering, Utah State University, Logan, UT, United States highlights graphical a bstract Well to pump environmental Growth assessment of two thermochemical Hydrothermal Pyrolysis vs. Liquefacon processing pathways. NER of 1.23 and GHG emissions of Harvest 11.4 g CO (MJ) for HTL 2-eq pathway. Thermochemical HTL represents promising conversion Conversion System Boundary pathway based on use of wet RESULTS Supercrical biomass. HTL Pathway Pyrolysis Pathway Stabilizaon NER of 2.27 and GHG emissions of 210 g CO (MJ) for pyrolysis 2-eq Hydrotreang pathway. Renewable Diesel Pyrolysis pathway: drying microalgae feedstock dominates environmental impact. ar ti c l e i nf o ab stra ct Article history: Microalgae is being investigated as a renewable transportation fuel feedstock based on various advanta- Received http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Applied Energy Elsevier

Lifecycle assessment of microalgae to biofuel: Comparison of thermochemical processing pathways

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Applied Energy 154 (2015) 1062–1071 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Applied Energy journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/apenergy Lifecycle assessment of microalgae to biofuel: Comparison of thermochemical processing pathways a b c d a,⇑ Edward P. Bennion , Daniel M. Ginosar , John Moses , Foster Agblevor , Jason C. Quinn Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Utah State University, Logan, UT, United States Biological and Chemical Processing, Department Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID, United States CF Technologies, Hyde Park, MA, United States Biological Engineering, Utah State University, Logan, UT, United States highlights graphical a bstract Well to pump environmental Growth assessment of two thermochemical Hydrothermal Pyrolysis vs. Liquefacon processing pathways. NER of 1.23 and GHG emissions of Harvest 11.4 g CO (MJ) for HTL 2-eq pathway. Thermochemical HTL represents promising conversion Conversion System Boundary pathway based on use of wet RESULTS Supercrical biomass. HTL Pathway Pyrolysis Pathway Stabilizaon NER of 2.27 and GHG emissions of 210 g CO (MJ) for pyrolysis 2-eq Hydrotreang pathway. Renewable Diesel Pyrolysis pathway: drying microalgae feedstock dominates environmental impact. ar ti c l e i nf o ab stra ct Article history: Microalgae is being investigated as a renewable transportation fuel feedstock based on various advanta- Received

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Published: Sep 15, 2015

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