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Title: Tandem biochemical and thermochemical conversion of algal biomass

The present invention relates to methods and system configured to convert algal biomass into biofuels, alcohols, nutrients, biochar, chemical building block compounds, and/or other useful by-products. Exemplary methods include an integrated biochemical and thermochemical process that provides high purity biofuels and mixed alcohols, while minimizing waste and/or maximizing efficiency.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1483388
Assignee:
National Technology & Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC (Albuquerque, NM) SNL-A
Patent Number(s):
10,077,454
Application Number:
14/750,960
Contract Number:
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Jun 25
Research Org:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS

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