Techno-Economic Analysis of Bioconversion of Methane into Biofuel and Biochemical (Poster)
In light of the relatively low price of natural gas and increasing demands of liquid transportation fuels and high-value chemicals, attention has begun to turn to novel biocatalyst for conversion of methane (CH4) into biofuels and biochemicals . A techno-economic analysis (TEA) was performed for an integrated biorefinery process using biological conversion of methane, such as carbon yield, process efficiency, productivity (both lipid and acid), natural gas and other raw material prices, etc. This analysis is aimed to identify research challenges as well provide guidance for technology development.
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- Conference: Presented at the BioProcess International Conference & Exhibition, 20-24 October 2014, Boston, Massachusetts; Related Information: NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
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- National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO.
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- 03 NATURAL GAS; 09 BIOMASS FUELS; 59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES LIQUID TRANSPORTATION FUEL; HIGH-VALUE CHEMICALS; METHANE CONVERSION; BIOFUELS; METHANE; CARBON YIELD
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