Developing sugarcane lignocellulosic biorefineries: opportunities and challenges

@inproceedings{Chong2012DevelopingSL,
  title={Developing sugarcane lignocellulosic biorefineries: opportunities and challenges},
  author={Barrie Fong Chong and Michael G. O’Shea},
  year={2012}
}
It is widely acknowledged that the world must decrease its overall energy reliance on fossil fuels by embracing technologies for large-scale production of renewable energy. Part of this change is due to concerns about the impact of climate change, but it is also recognized that global oil and fossil fuel supplies are finite. The production of first-generation ethanol as a biofuel to reduce oil inputs has been successful on a large scale using sugarcane juice and/or molasses (Brazil) and corn… CONTINUE READING