15. Biofuels as Suitable Replacement for Fossil Fuels

  1. Rashmi Sanghi and
  2. Vandana Singh
  1. Juan Carlos Serrano-Ruiz1,
  2. Juan Manuel Campelo2,
  3. Rafael Luque2 and
  4. Antonio A. Romero2

Published Online: 10 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118287705.ch15

Green Chemistry for Environmental Remediation

Green Chemistry for Environmental Remediation

How to Cite

Serrano-Ruiz, J. C., Campelo, J. M., Luque, R. and Romero, A. A. (2011) Biofuels as Suitable Replacement for Fossil Fuels, in Green Chemistry for Environmental Remediation (eds R. Sanghi and V. Singh), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118287705.ch15

Author Information

  1. 1

    Laboratorio de Materielles Avanzados, Universidad de Alicante, Alicante, Spain

  2. 2

    Departamento de Química Orgánica, Universidad de Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470943083

Online ISBN: 9781118287705

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Keywords:

  • Biofuels;
  • biomass valorization;
  • platform molecules;
  • heterogeneous catalysis;
  • green chemistry

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Types of Biofuels and Technologies for their Production

  • Future Prospects and Conclusions