A review of the production of ethanol from softwood

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Abstract

Ethanol produced from various lignocellulosic materials such as wood, agricultural and forest residues has the potential to be a valuable substitute for, or complement to, gasoline. One of the major resources in the Northern hemisphere is softwood. This paper reviews the current status of the technology for ethanol production from softwood, with focus on hemicellulose and cellulose hydrolysis, which is the major problem in the overall process. Other issues of importance, e.g. overall process configurations and process economics are also considered.

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Ämnesklassifikation (UKÄ) – OBLIGATORISK

  • Kemiteknik
Originalspråkengelska
Sidor (från-till)618-628
TidskriftApplied Microbiology and Biotechnology
Volym59
Utgivningsnummer6
StatusPublished - 2002
PublikationskategoriForskning
Peer review utfördJa