Chapter 9. Bioethanol: Production and Pathways for Upgrading and Valorization

  1. Prof. Gabriele Centi2 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Rutger A. van Santen3
  1. Stephane Pariente1,
  2. Nathalie Tanchoux1,
  3. François Fajula1,
  4. Prof. Gabriele Centi2 and
  5. Siglinda Perathoner2

Published Online: 22 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527621118.ch9

Catalysis for Renewables: From Feedstock to Energy Production

Catalysis for Renewables: From Feedstock to Energy Production

How to Cite

Pariente, S., Tanchoux, N., Fajula, F., Centi, G. and Perathoner, S. (2007) Bioethanol: Production and Pathways for Upgrading and Valorization, 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.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

    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. 1

    Institut Charles Gerhardt, UMR 5253 CNRS-ENSCM-UM2-UM1, Equipe “Matériaux Avancés pour la Catalyse et la Santé” (MACS), Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Montpellier, 8, rue de l'Ecole Normale, 34296 Montpellier Cedex 5, France

  2. 2

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

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;
  • bioethanol;
  • production;
  • pathways for upgrading;
  • valorization;
  • biofuel

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Production, a Short Overview

  • Uses as Biofuel

    • Bioethanol as Fuel Additive

      • Gasoline/Bioethanol Blends

      • Diesel/Bioethanol Blends

    • Bioethanol and Hydrogen

    • Bioethanol for Fuel Cells

  • Bioethanol Upgrading and Valorization

    • Conversion into Fuel Components

    • Conversion into Chemicals

  • Conclusions

  • References