Chapter 1. Renewable Catalytic Technologies – a Perspective

  1. Prof. Gabriele Centi1 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Rutger A. van Santen2
  1. Prof. Dr. Rutger A. van Santen

Published Online: 22 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527621118.ch1

Catalysis for Renewables: From Feedstock to Energy Production

Catalysis for Renewables: From Feedstock to Energy Production

How to Cite

van Santen, R. A. (2007) Renewable Catalytic Technologies – a Perspective, in Catalysis for Renewables: From Feedstock to Energy Production (eds G. Centi and R. A. van Santen), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527621118.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Messina, Department of Industrial Chemistry and Engineering of Materials, Salita Sperone 31, 98166 Messina, Italy

  2. 2

    Eindhoven University of Technology, Schuit Institute of Catalysis, Laboratory of Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis, P.O. Box 513, 5600 MB Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Author Information

  1. Eindhoven University of Technology, Schuit Institute of Catalysis, Laboratory of Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis, P.O. Box 513, 5600 MB Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 22 AUG 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527317882

Online ISBN: 9783527621118

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Keywords:

  • catalysis for renewables;
  • renewable catalytic technologies;
  • economic background;
  • societal background;
  • technology options;
  • process options;
  • biomass conversion

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Economic and Societal Background

  • Technology Options

  • Process Options for Biomass Conversion

  • Conclusions

  • References