Multi-period Synthesis of a Biorefinery’s Supply Networks

Lidija Čučeka, Mariano Martínb, Ignacio E. Grossmannc and Zdravko Kravanjaa,    aFaculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Maribor, Smetanova ul. 17, SI-2000, Maribor, Slovenia, bDepartment of Chemical Engineering, University of Salamanca, 37008, Salamanca, Spain, cDepartment of Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA

Abstract

This contribution presents a multi-period synthesis of an optimally-integrated regional biorefinery’s supply networks, based on a Mixed-Integer Linear Programming (MILP) model. The production processes from different sources of biomass include first, second, and third generations of biofuels such as bioethanol, ...

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