Whether the feedstock is sugarcane, corn, or lignocellulose, the fermentation and ethanol recovery operations are similar. The differences arise in the way the sugars are released and the co-products produced.
Bruce Dale, Robert Brown, Charles Wyman, David Edwards, Mark Holtzapple, Darlene Schuster, Sagar Lonkar, Cesar Granda, Tristan R. Brown, Vonnie Estes, Sergio C. Capareda
SBE Update; The Need for Biofuels; Producing Biofuels via the Thermochemical Platform; Producing Biofuels via the Sugar Platform; Producing Biofuels via the Carboxylate Platform; Scaling Up Bioenergy Technologies; Commercial-Scale Production of Lignocellulosic Biofuels
The objective of this study is to develop and demonstrate a viable economical pathway to produce renewable transportation fuels from cellulosic biomass such as wood chips, forest wastes, and agriculture residues.