Chapter 3. Biofuel Demand Realization

  1. Alain A. Vertès2,
  2. Nasib Qureshi3,
  3. Hans P. Blaschek4 and
  4. Hideaki Yukawa5
  1. Stephen R. Hughes1 and
  2. Nasib Qureshi3

Published Online: 12 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750025.ch3

Biomass to Biofuels: Strategies for Global Industries

Biomass to Biofuels: Strategies for Global Industries

How to Cite

Hughes, S. R. and Qureshi, N. (2010) Biofuel Demand Realization, in Biomass to Biofuels: Strategies for Global Industries (eds A. A. Vertès, N. Qureshi, H. P. Blaschek and H. Yukawa), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470750025.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Sloan Fellowship, London Business School, UK

  2. 3

    Bioenergy Research, United States Department of Agriculture, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Peoria, IL, USA

  3. 4

    Center for Advanced BioEnergy Research, Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition and The Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA

  4. 5

    Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology Group, Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth (RITE), Kyoto, Japan

Author Information

  1. 1

    Bioproducts and Biocatalysis Unit, United States Department of Agriculture, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Peoria, IL, USA

  2. 3

    Bioenergy Research, United States Department of Agriculture, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Peoria, IL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 15 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470513125

Online ISBN: 9780470750025

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Keywords:

  • biofuel demand realization;
  • nontraditional biomass - 2% of total energy consumption in US fossil fuels;
  • renewable resources to realize biofuel demand;
  • first-generation biofuel feedstocks;
  • status of second-generation biofuel feedstocks;
  • integrated biorefineries and range of feedstocks used;
  • engineering improved bioprocessing microbes;
  • recombinant GMAX yeast strain;
  • US regulatory requirements for organisms engineered to meet biofuel demand

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Availability of Renewable Resources to Realize Biofuel Demand

  • Technology Improvements to Enhance Biofuel Production Economics

  • US Regulatory Requirements for Organisms Engineered to Meet Biofuel Demand

  • Perspective

  • Acknowledgments

  • References