8. Integrated Corn-Based Biorefinery: A Study in Sustainable Process Development

  1. Jan Harmsen2 and
  2. Joseph B. Powell3
  1. Carina Maria Alles and
  2. Robin Jenkins

Published Online: 14 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470586099.ch8

Sustainable Development in the Process Industries: Cases and Impact

Sustainable Development in the Process Industries: Cases and Impact

How to Cite

Alles, C. M. and Jenkins, R. (2010) Integrated Corn-Based Biorefinery: A Study in Sustainable Process Development, in Sustainable Development in the Process Industries: Cases and Impact (eds J. Harmsen and J. B. Powell), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470586099.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    State University Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

  2. 3

    Shell Global Solutions, Houston, Texas, USA

Author Information

  1. DuPont Engineering and Research Technology, Wilmington, Delaware, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470187791

Online ISBN: 9780470586099

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Keywords:

  • integrated corn-based biorefinery program (ICBR) - sustainable biofuels;
  • ICBR and life -cycle assessment (LCA) model;
  • greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) - bioethanol vs. gasoline

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Technology Development for an Integrated Corn-Based Biorefinery

  • LCA Results: ICBR Versus Benchmarks

  • Final Reflections

  • References