Biofuel- Biodiesel Feedstock


BIODIESEL FEEDSTOCK – DEFINITION, GLOSSARY, DETAILS – OILGAE

The main plants whose oils have been considered as feedstock for bio-fuel are: soybean oil, rapeseed oil, palm oil, sunflower oil, safflower oil & jatropha oil. Others in the contention are mustard, hemp, castor oil, waste vegetable oil, and in some cases, even algae. There is ongoing research into finding more suitable crops and improving oil yield….Learn more>>     

 

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FROM FEEDSTOCK TO FUEL: BIOFUELS PATHWAY

BIOFUEL- BIODIESEL FEEDSTOCK PATHWAY

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ALGAE

Making Algal Biofuel Production More Efficient, Less Expensive

BIOFUEL- BIODIESEL ALGAE VIDEO GOV    Recent scientific breakthroughs, funded by the Energy Department’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), have resulted in a number of advancements that are helping to make algal biofuel more cost competitive and widely available.  These include:

-Fast algae-to-bio-crude oil process reduces production costs

-Discovery in algae cell biology overcomes key challenge to algal biofuels

 

What Makes Biodiesel From Algae So Exciting?

by Stefani Newman

…More than 100,000 different species of plantlike organisms belong the algae family. They come in various forms and colors, from tiny protozoa floating in ponds to huge bunches of seaweed inhabiting the ocean. Leafy kelp, grassy moss and fungus growing on rocks are all forms of algae. You may even see algae in different colors such as red, green and brown. Algae are easy to grow and can be manipulated to produce huge amounts without disturbing any natural habitats or food sources. Algae are easy to please — all they need are water, sunlight and carbon dioxide….Learn more>>

Algae Biodiesel Engineering: Extracting Oil from Algae

…Once the algae are harvested, the lipids, or oils, are extracted from the walls of the algae cells. There are a few different ways to extract the oil from algae. The oil press is the… Learn more>>

 

Growing Algae for Biodiesel Use

BIOFUEL- BIODIESEL GROW ALGAE    … The real question, and one which many companies all over the globe are trying to answer, is how can we produce enough to meet the demand for biodiesel?…Learn more>>

 

Advanced Biofuels Association

Algae as a feedstock is a prolific and efficient photosynthetic, single-celled plant—it turns sunlight and carbon dioxide into life. Algae are, in fact, the original source of the earth’s crude oil. Millions of years ago,…Learn more>>

 

ANIMAL FAT

Animal Fat Wastes for Biodiesel Production

By Vivian Feddern, Anildo Cunha Junior, Marina Celant De Prá, Paulo Giovanni de Abreu, Jonas Irineu dos Santos Filho, Martha Mayumi Higarashi, Mauro Sulenta and Arlei Coldebella        

http://www.intechopen.com/books/biodiesel-feedstocks-and-processing-technologies/animal-fat-wastes-for-biodiesel-production

 

Animal Fats for Biodiesel Production

Explore the use of animal fats as an oil feedstock in the production of biodiesel. This article covers the advantages and challenges of using oil from animal fat in biodiesel fuel….Learn more>>

-Introduction

-How Animal Fats are Processed

-Fatty Acid Content of Animal Fats

-Oxidative Stability of Animal Fat Biodiesel

-High Cetane Number of Animal Fat Biodiesel

-Low Nitrous Oxide Emissions from Animal Fat Biodiesel

-Contaminants in Animal Fat Feedstocks

-High Sulfur Content of Animal Fat Feedstocks

 

JATROPHA

How A Biofuel Dream Called Jatropha Came Crashing Down

August 21, 2012 3:24 AM ET By Dan Charles

BIOFUEL- BIODIESEL JATROPHA

Listen to the interview>> BIOFUEL- FEEDSTOCK JATROPHA CRASH INTERVIEW

 

OLIVE OIL

Biodiesel from Olives, Olive Oil as Bio-diesel, Biofuel – Reference & Resources

It has been proven that Olive Oil can produce biodiesel, however, it is unlikely that this crop will be a sustainable candidate for biodiesel, given the opportunity costs of the use of its oil in other segments, and the cost. One interesting area has been the use of waste olive oil for Biodiesel production….Learn more>>

 

RAPESEED

Rapeseed and Canola for Biodiesel Production

Oil from rapeseed or canola seed, the edible crop varieties, is used in biodiesel energy production. The oil has a low cloud point so it gels at lower temperatures than many other feedstocks….Learn more>>

-Rapeseed-An Ancient Crop

-Canola-An Edible Variety of Rapeseed

-Current Potential of Use as a Feedstock for Biofuel

-Biology and Adaptation

-Production

-Potential Yields

-Production Challenges

 

EU Biofuel Outlook Bad For Rapeseed, Less So Wheat

Use of rapeseed for making biofuels in the European Union is to stagnate at levels 20% below its high four years ago, but consumption of wheat, which has been replaced by corn, may revive thanks to lower prices….Learn more>>

 

SOYBEAN

January 2, 2014   By Jeremy Martin, senior scientist, Clean Vehicles

Unfortunately, a perfect storm of poor policy choices led soy biodiesel production to increase by 45 percent in 2013, which represents about 30 percent of the soybean oil produced in the U.S. Now the EPA has decided to take a breather for 2014 and 2015, which makes good sense.

Biodiesel is made from all sorts of different sources, ranging from…Learn more>>

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BIOFUEL- BIODIESEL SOY TRENDS

BIOFUEL- BIODIESEL FEEDSTOCK TRENDS

 

Soybean as a Biofuel Feedstock

BIOFUEL- BIODIESEL FEEDSTOCK NEBRASKA

-Introduction:

-Current Potential for Use as a Biofuel:

-Biology and Adaptation:

-Production and Agronomic Information:

-Potential Biofuel Yields:

-Production Challenges

-Estimated Production Costs

-Environmental and Sustainability

 

SUNFLOWER

Sunflowers for Biofuel Production

-Introduction

-Current Potential for use as Biofuel

-Biology and Adaptation

-Production

-Pest Management

-Harvest and Storage

-Potential Yields

 

Why The Interest In Sunflower Oil For Biodiesel?

Sunflower is a high oil content seed and average yields can produce 600 pounds of oil per acre, considerably more than soybeans. There is a great deal of interest…Learn more>>   

 

Sunflower – Potential As A Biofuel

Sunflower is a crop that is adapted to both dryland and irrigated production.

Crop variety trials conducted since the early 1990s show dryland oil sunflower yields from 1,000-2,000 lb/ac and irrigated yields in excess of 3,000 lb/ac with oil content in seed as high as 47%. High yields have been obtained under…Learn more>>   

 

VEGETABLE OIL

Vegetable Oil is a feedstock like animal fat used to produce renewable or biodiesel fuel. Also with the use of waste vegetable oil (WVO) unlike all the other promising feedstocks for biomass energy, vegetable oil does use food crops, but only ones which were turned into vegetable oils, used, and discarded as no longer suitable for human consumption. Many fast food restaurants go through hundreds of gallons of vegetable oil each week, and this oil is simply thrown out into the trash. It can be filtered and then modified to make renewable diesel or biodiesel.

http://www.advancedbiofuelsassociation.com/page.php?sid=2&id=19

 

VEGETABLE OIL- yellow grease and brown grease

Used and Waste Oil and Grease for Biodiesel

-Introduction   BIOFUEL- BIODIESEL FEEDSTOCK FRIES

 

 

-Used Cooking Oil   BIOFUEL- BIODIESEL FEEDSTOCK USED OIL

 

-Trap Grease   BIOFUEL- BIODIESEL FEEDSTOCK TRAP GREASE

-Converting Used Oil and Trap Grease to Biodiesel

-Acid Pre-Treatment

-Glycerolysis

-Solid Acid Catalysts

-Supercritical Reactors

 

Turning Brown Grease Into Biofuel

By Jim Force September 30, 2013

…RPM Sustainable Technologies of Storrs, Conn., is introducing a new process to convert brown grease into biodiesel fuel. A co-byproduct, glycerol, could have even more lucrative applications as a building block for high-end chemicals and other products….Learn more>>

 

Bronco Diesel 

-Biodiesel from Trap Grease

–How does it work?

–Solving problems

–Virgin oil and “yellow grease”

-Biodiesel Properties

-Biodiesel Blending

-Environmental Benefits

 

 

Yellow Grease Biodiesel: A Clean, Renewable Fuel Alternative

A Patchwork of Biofuels-  

By Lawrence Ulrich, Published in the New York Times

BIOFUEL- BIODIESEL FEEDSTOCK PATCHWORK    …With diesel engines and their ultra-low-sulfur fuel now green enough even to meet California rules, one remaining environmental objection is that the fuel still starts from a barrel of nonrenewable petroleum.   A possible next step is renewable biodiesel made from feedstocks including soybean oil, animal fats and even recycled fry oil. But some diesel-car… Learn more>>