Chapter 3. Development of Biorefineries–Technical and Economic Considerations

  1. Dr. Birgit Kamm1,
  2. Dr. Patrick R. Gruber2 and
  3. Michael Kamm3
  1. Bill Dean,
  2. Tim Dodge,
  3. Fernando Valle and
  4. Gopal Chotani

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619849.ch3

Biorefineries-Industrial Processes and Products: Status Quo and Future Directions

Biorefineries-Industrial Processes and Products: Status Quo and Future Directions

How to Cite

Dean, B., Dodge, T., Valle, F. and Chotani, G. (2008) Development of Biorefineries–Technical and Economic Considerations, in Biorefineries-Industrial Processes and Products: Status Quo and Future Directions (eds B. Kamm, P. R. Gruber and M. Kamm), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619849.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Research Institute, Bioactive Polymer Systems, biopos e.V. Kantstr. 55, 14513 Teltow, Germany

  2. 2

    President and CEO, Outlast Technologies Inc., 5480 Valmont Road, Boulder, CO 80301, USA

  3. 3

    Biorefinery. de GmbH, Stiftstr. 2, 14471, Potsdam, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 16 DEC 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527310272

Online ISBN: 9783527619849

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Keywords:

  • biorefineries;
  • feedstock;
  • cellulase enzymes;
  • fermentation organisms;
  • biomass hydrolyzate

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Overview: The Biorefinery Model

  • Feedstock and Conversion to Fermentable Sugar

  • Technical Challenges

  • Conclusions