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Synthesis and Sustainability Evaluation of a Lignocellulosic Multifeedstock Biorefinery Considering Technical Performance Indicators
Nowadays, green-chemistry principles offer an approach that fits to ensure chemical process sustainability by the use of low-cost renewable raw materials, waste prevention, inherent safer designs,Expand
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Optimization of Microalgae-to-Biodiesel Production Process Using a Metaheuristic Technique
This paper presents an effective computational scheme using metaheuristic techniques for the optimization of an integrated biodiesel production process from microalgae Chlorella vulgaris. TenExpand
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Environmental and Safety Assessments of Industrial Production of Levulinic Acid via Acid-Catalyzed Dehydration
These days, there is a need to develop novel and emerging processing pathways that permit production of value-added substances and fuels considering sustainability aspects. In this sense, levulinicExpand
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Environmental assessment of a biorefinery: case study of a purification stage in biomass gasification
This work presents an environmental assessment of a multi-feedstock biorefinery, which has a special purification stage in the gasification process. In that process, 114 Samir Meramo-Hurtado et al.Expand
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Biodiesel and Hydrogen Production in a Combined Palm and Jatropha Biomass Biorefinery: Simulation, Techno-Economic, and Environmental Evaluation
The biodiesel from lignocellulosic materials has been widely recognized as an alternative fuel to meet energy requirements worldwide, facing fossil fuel depletion, and emerging energy policies. InExpand
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Evaluation of mechanical-green solvent pretreatment of oil palm wastes for reducing sugars production in North-Colombia
Abstract The aim of this work was to define optimum conditions to perform the mechanical and chemical pretreatment of empty fruit bunches (EFBs) and kernel shell (KS). Mechanical pretreatment wasExpand
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Exergy analysis of bioethanol production from rice residues
Biofuels production is one of the industrial sectors with greater growth in the last years. This sector is focused on the energetic self-sustainability of the regions through the replacement ofExpand
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Computer-aided environmental assessment and energy integration of bioethanol production from rice residues
In this paper, environmental assessment and energy integration of a bioethanol production plant from rice chaff is made. The main product of the plant is the bioethanol, which is one of the most usedExpand
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Computer-aided economic evaluation of pectin extraction from cocoa pod husk (Theobroma cacao L.)
Pectin is a complex mixture of polysaccharides widely applied in food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industry. The increasing demand of pectin has caused the search of raw materials for extractingExpand
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Monitoring anaerobic digester parameters of biogas production from corn (Zea mays) leaf and stalk residual biomass
Anaerobic digestion (AD) is a well-known technology with recognized environmental benefits for renewable energy generation from organic wastes. This work is focused on monitoring key variables widelyExpand
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