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Bio-aviation Fuel: A Comprehensive Review and Analysis of the Supply Chain Components

Stephen S. Doliente, Aravind Narayan, John Frederick D. Tapia, Nouri J. Samsatli, Yingru Zhao, Sheila Samsatli
2020 Frontiers in Energy Research  
In practice, the "ideal" feedstocks and technologies of the supply chains are heavily dependent on spatial and temporal criteria.  ...  This paper presents a detailed analysis of the supply chain components of bio-aviation fuel provision: feedstocks, production pathways, storage, and transport.  ...  The financial support from the British Council Philippines and Commission of Higher Education under the Office of the President, Republic of the Philippines through SD's PhD scholarship is also gratefully  ... 
doi:10.3389/fenrg.2020.00110 fatcat:ehq6muwrajbqtesbrg47zrzc34

Switchgrass as a biofuels feedstock in the USA

M. A. Sanderson, P. R. Adler, A. A. Boateng, M. D. Casler, G. Sarath
2006 Canadian Journal of Plant Science  
Switchgrass as a biofuels feedstock in the USA. Can. J. Plant Sci. 86: 1315-1325. Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) has been identified as a model herbaceous energy crop for the USA.  ...  A critical need is teams of scientists, extension staff, and producer-cooperators in key agro-ecoregions to develop profitable management practices for the production of biomass feedstocks appropriate  ...  Use of Set-aside Lands for Biomass Feedstock Land in the CRP (a land set-aside program established by the USA Food Security Act of 1985) may be a potential, readily available supply of biomass feedstock  ... 
doi:10.4141/p06-136 fatcat:pp5nbm76tfa77abjmy4ogsnehe

Midwest vision for sustainable fuel production

Kenneth J. Moore, Stuart Birrell, Robert C. Brown, Michael D. Casler, Jill E. Euken, H. Mark Hanna, Dermot J. Hayes, Jason D. Hill, Keri L. Jacobs, Cathy L. Kling, David Laird, Robert B. Mitchell (+6 others)
2014 Biofuels  
The paper benefited greatly from her ability to assemble the writings of multiple authors into a coherent whole.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors would like to thank Lynn W. Jelinski (Sunshine Consultants, International) who served as managing editor for this paper.  ...  and the Agro-IBIS (Integrated Biosphere Simulator) model to explore biophysical changes such as in net evapotranspiration and carbon flux.  ... 
doi:10.1080/17597269.2015.1015312 fatcat:3x6kays43rbvte3wkmo6sk3bnq

Policy Impact on Regional Biogas Using a Modular Modeling Tool

Stelios Rozakis, Andrea Bartoli, Jacek Dach, Anna Jędrejek, Alina Kowalczyk-Juśko, Łukasz Mamica, Patrycja Pochwatka, Rafał Pudelko, Kesheng Shu
2021 Energies  
Estimation of the agricultural biogas potential in economic terms can contribute to refining policies inciting effective sector development.  ...  In both cases, the bottom-up profit driven optimization resulted in approximately 40 MWel, which shows a robust economic potential more than four times the biogas sector's actual capacity in the region  ...  Further research can exploit model results to determine regional impacts in terms of agro-ecosystem services [60] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/en14133738 fatcat:ajo25izqine2ng46np34fbpe4i

Integrated Solutions for the Water-Energy-Land Nexus: Are Global Models Rising to the Challenge?

Nils Johnson, Peter Burek, Edward Byers, Giacomo Falchetta, Martina Flörke, Shinichiro Fujimori, Petr Havlik, Mohamad Hejazi, Julian Hunt, Volker Krey, Simon Langan, Nebojsa Nakicenovic (+11 others)
2019 Water  
Global integrated assessment models can represent the synergies and trade-offs inherent in the exploitation of water, energy and land (WEL) resources, including the impacts of international trade and climate  ...  In this study, we review the current state-of-the-science in global integrated assessment modeling with an emphasis on how models have incorporated integrated WEL solutions.  ...  part of the scoping process of the Integrated Solutions for Water, Energy, and Land (IS-WEL) project.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w11112223 fatcat:gp2v6fgsgndonciamj37j5gq5u

A GIS-Based Model to Assess the Potential of Wastewater Treatment Plants for Enhancing Bioenergy Production Within the Context of the Water–Energy Nexus

Francesca Valenti, Attilio Toscano
2021 Energies  
Therefore, this study aims at improving the current knowledge on the feasibility of biomethane production from sewage sludge by optimizing the logistic-supplying phase.  ...  In this regard, a GIS-based model was developed and applied to the Emilia-Romagna region to consider the existing networks of WWTPs and biogas systems to valorize sewage sludge for bioenergy production  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflicts of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en14102838 fatcat:ldqlwwja3zbkjffkwljecoqe3u

Advanced Eco-Farming Technology to Achieve Sustainable Agriculture al Worth in Sarawak [article]

Shahidul Islam, Malcolm Mussen Lamoh
2021 Zenodo  
The component of agro waste is biodegradable biomass.  ...  Waste Biomass Plant Operation for Producing Biogas The major components of a biomass-based biogas plant are feedstock, anaerobic digester, and organic sludge outlet: Feedstock is prepared with substrate  ...  Kernel The innermost softer part of the palm oil fruit.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5732514 fatcat:vi66pv4t4rc77brzq6kvn2nkfa

Switching from petro-plastics to microbial polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA): the biotechnological escape route of choice out of the plastic predicament?

Martin Koller
2019 The EuroBiotech Journal  
In addition, it is demonstrated how new, smart PHA-based materials can be designed, which meet the customer's expectations when applied, e.g., in the biomedical or food packaging sector.  ...  and are often still in the infancy of their technical development.  ...  It turned out that, provided an optimal distribution of the nanoparticles in the polymer matrix, water vapor permeability can be drastically reduced, while both tensile strength and strain at break can  ... 
doi:10.2478/ebtj-2019-0004 fatcat:4qgdto5nefawpagxp56fynz47m

Bioenergy Underground: Challenges and opportunities for phenotyping roots and the microbiome for sustainable bioenergy crop production

Larry M. York, Jonathan R. Cumming, Adrianna Trusiak, Gregory Bonito, Adam C. Haden, Udaya C. Kalluri, Lisa K. Tiemann, Peter F. Andeer, Elena Blanc‐Betes, Jonathan H. Diab, Alonso Favela, Amandine Germon (+13 others)
2022 tppj  
This article provides a background on the need for belowground research in bioenergy cropping systems, a primer on root system properties of major U.S. bioenergy crops, and an overview of the roles of  ...  of the century.  ...  and provide data streams to inform models (e.g., DayCent, Agro-IBIS, FUN-BioCROP) predicting ecosystem function.  ... 
doi:10.1002/ppj2.20028 fatcat:cqw65kh4pfg5tgix72zgaoqdem

Agroforestry and biochar to offset climate change: a review

Ilan Stavi, Rattan Lal
2012 Agronomy for Sustainable Development  
In addition, agricultural soils can also be a major source of nitrous oxide and methane.  ...  In addition, these practices also increase agronomic productivity and support a range of ecosystem services.  ...  A range of agro-ecosystems in which biochar was applied in their soil are presented in Table 3 .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13593-012-0081-1 fatcat:egqdwdmicfanhehleotpv6sw5m

Biogas Technology in Germany and Romania: Comparative Aspects and Achievements

Mihaela PALELA, Carmen SOCACIU
2012 Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca: Agriculture  
The current work emphasize the technological state and perspectives of the biogas production of the Romanian country in comparison with the leader country in Europe, Germany.  ...  Thus, the share of renewable resources such as wind, solar, biomass, geothermal, biogas, etc. has to be increases with 24 % of the final energy consumption compared to the overall EU target of 20 %.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This paper was supported by the Sectorial Operational Programme Human Resources Development (SOP HRD), financed from the European Social Fund and by the Romanian Government under the contract  ... 
doi:10.15835/buasvmcn-agr:8671 fatcat:kstmqtx36bh3rbgl2h4cwtg2km

Biorefining in the prevailing energy and materials crisis: a review of sustainable pathways for biorefinery value chains and sustainability assessment methodologies

Ranjan Parajuli, Tommy Dalgaard, Uffe Jørgensen, Anders Peter S. Adamsen, Marie Trydeman Knudsen, Morten Birkved, Morten Gylling, Jan Kofod Schjørring
2015 Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews  
The aim of the current paper is to discuss the sustainability aspect of biorefinery systems with focus on: biomass supply chains, processing of biomass feedstocks in biorefinery platforms and sustainability  ...  At the same time, the biorefineries needs a year-round supply of biomass and about 40-60% of the total operating cost of a typical biorefinery is related to the feedstocks chosen, and thus highlights on  ...  LCIA of feedstocks supply scenarios are thus relevant to assess: (i) environmental and economic hotspots in the entire biomass supply chains (ii) potential measures to be taken to optimize the production  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rser.2014.11.041 fatcat:t3eohgbcsnbz5i44uj6iimqcke

Exploring Stakeholder Consensus for Multiple Outcomes in Agriculture: An Iowa Case Study

Drake Larsen, John C. Tyndall, Lisa A. Schulte, Nancy Grudens-Schuck
2019 Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems  
Agro-environmental conservation policy in the United States has failed to deliver desired environmental outcomes at broad scales, in part, because policy is supply-oriented with scaled financial and technical  ...  Through three iterative surveys, we found consensus regarding the array of ecosystem outcomes believed possible within the Iowa agricultural economy.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We would like to thank the Iowa State University Prairie STRIPs stakeholders; thanks to all that participants in the case study.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fsufs.2019.00110 fatcat:zkqzn5eszffdfcp4bhp5oqbsgy

Biogeochemical cycles and biodiversity as key drivers of ecosystem services provided by soils

P. Smith, M. F. Cotrufo, C. Rumpel, K. Paustian, P. J. Kuikman, J. A. Elliott, R. McDowell, R. I. Griffiths, S. Asakawa, M. Bustamante, J. I. House, J. Sobocká (+8 others)
2015 SOIL Discussions  
Because of this, soils deliver fundamental ecosystem services, and management to change a soil process in support of one ecosystem service can either provide co-benefits to other services or can result  ...  A key element of this knowledge sharing must be in raising awareness of the multiple ecosystem services underpinned by soils, and the natural capital they provide.  ...  Griffiths to the NERC-funded U-Grass project (NE/M016900/1). The input from P. C. West and J. S. Gerber was supported by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, and that from P. Smith, J. S.  ... 
doi:10.5194/soild-2-537-2015 fatcat:owlzykzte5hilivdglthor3634

The Impact of Climate Change on the Value of Growing Maize as a Biofuel

Sally Olasogba, Les DUCKERS
2020 The Central European Review of Economics and Management  
Abstract: Aim: According to COP23, Climate Change threatens the stability of the planet's ecosystems, with a tipping point believed to be at only +2°C.  ...  Design / Research methods: The results of this study come from modelling future climates and applying this to crop models.  ...  In terms of growing crops, we might anticipate that warmer conditions will aid crop yield, but in fact, higher temperatures can be counterproductive.  ... 
doi:10.29015/cerem.838 fatcat:ndbmxzjrqfdw7i37rikycn6mnq
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