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Conclusions, Perspectives and Roadmap

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

Published Online: 22 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527621118.oth1

Catalysis for Renewables: From Feedstock to Energy Production

Catalysis for Renewables: From Feedstock to Energy Production

How to Cite

Centi, G. and van Santen, R. A. (2007) Conclusions, Perspectives and Roadmap, 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.oth1

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. 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

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:

  • conclusions;
  • perspectives;
  • roadmap;
  • biomass economy;
  • bioenergy;
  • biofuels;
  • relation to catalysis;
  • biorefineries;
  • biomass as feedstock for chemical production;
  • solar energy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Driver for a Biomass Economy

  • Main Issues and Perspectives on Bioenergy and Biofuels in Relation to Catalysis

    • Biofuels

      • First Generation Biofuels

      • Second (or Next) Generation Biofuels

    • Biorefineries

    • Use of By-products Deriving from Biomass Transformation

    • Biomass as Feedstock for Chemical Production

    • Use of Solar Energy

  • Conclusions

  • References