Chapter 9

Towards an Aviation Fuel Through the Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Algae

S. Raikova1, C.D. Le2, J.L. Wagner1, V.P. Ting3 and C.J. Chuck3,    1Centre for Doctoral Training, Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom,    2Department of Oil Refining and Petrochemistry, Hanoi University of Mining and Geology, Hanoi, Vietnam,    3Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom

Abstract

The hydrothermal liquefaction (HTL) of algal biomass is a promising route to viable third-generation biofuels that improves on the energy efficiency of previously examined algal lipid production. The process is highly suitable for both microalgae and ...

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