Virtual Special Issue on Biomass, Biodiesel and Bio-Ethanol

Virtual Special Issue

We are pleased to present a selection of recent review articles in the areas of Biomass, Bioethanol and Biodiesel, published in some of our key energy journals.

We hope you enjoy this selection.

Biomass and Bioenergy | Bioresource Technology | Fuel | Fuel Processing Technology | Progress in Energy and Combustion Science | Renewable Energy
     

Biomass and Bioenergy

Glycerol as a promising substrate for Yarrowia lipolytica biotechnological applications
Rywinska A., Juszczyk P., Wojtatowicz M., Robak M., Lazar Z., Tomaszewska L., Rymowicz W.
2013, Biomass and Bioenergy, Volume 48, Pages 148-166

Mitigation of global warming through renewable biomass
Dhillon R.S., von Wuehlisch G.
2013, Biomass and Bioenergy, Volume 48, Pages 75-89

The scientometric evaluation of the research on the production of bioenergy from biomass
Konur O.
2012, Biomass and Bioenergy, Volume 47, Pages 504-515

Microalgal biomass for bioethanol fermentation: Implications for hypersaline systems with an industrial focus
Doan Q.C., Moheimani N.R., Mastrangelo A.J., Lewis D.M.
2012, Biomass and Bioenergy, Volume 46, Pages 79-88

Disruption of microalgal cells for the extraction of lipids for biofuels: Processes and specific energy requirements
Lee A.K., Lewis D.M., Ashman P.J.
2012, Biomass and Bioenergy, Volume 46, Pages 89-101

Biomass production potential of grey alder (Alnus incana (L.) Moench.) in Scandinavia and Eastern Europe: A review
Aosaar J., Varik M., Uri V.
2012, Biomass and Bioenergy, Volume 45, Pages 11-26

Availability of protein-derived amino acids as feedstock for the production of bio-based chemicals

Lammens T.M., Franssen M.C.R., Scott E.L., Sanders J.P.M.
2012, Biomass and Bioenergy, Volume 44, Pages 168-181

Financial analysis of the cultivation of poplar and willow for bioenergy
El Kasmioui O., Ceulemans R.
2012, Biomass and Bioenergy, Volume 43, Pages 52-64

Below-ground biomass production and allometric relationships of eucalyptus coppice plantation in the central highlands of Madagascar
Razakamanarivo R.H., Razakavololona A., Razafindrakoto M.-A., Vieilledent G., Albrecht A.
2012, Biomass and Bioenergy, Volume 45, Pages 1-10

Bioresource Technology

Application of rumen microorganisms for anaerobic bioconversion of lignocellulosic biomass
Yue Z.-B., Li W.-W., Yu H.-Q.
2013, Bioresource Technology, Volume 128, Pages 738-744

The contamination and control of biological pollutants in mass cultivation of microalgae
Wang H., Zhang W., Chen L., Wang J., Liu T.
2013, Bioresource Technology, Volume 128, Pages 745-750

Improved lignocellulose conversion to biofuels with thermophilic bacteria and thermostable enzymes
Bhalla A., Bansal N., Kumar S., Bischoff K.M., Sani R.K.
2013, Bioresource Technology, Volume 128, Pages 751-759

Role and significance of beta-glucosidases in the hydrolysis of cellulose for bioethanol production
Singhania R.R., Patel A.K., Sukumaran R.K., Larroche C., Pandey A.
2013, Bioresource Technology, Volume 127, Pages 500-507

A review of catalytic hydrodeoxygenation of lignin-derived phenols from biomass pyrolysis
Bu Q., Lei H., Zacher A.H., Wang L., Ren S., Liang J., Wei Y., Liu Y., Tang J., Zhang Q., Ruan R.
2012, Bioresource Technology, Volume 124, Pages 470-477

Butanol production from renewable biomass by clostridia
Jang Y.-S., Malaviya A., Cho C., Lee J., Lee S.Y.
2012, Bioresource Technology, Volume 123, Pages 653-663

Microwave-assisted pyrolysis of biomass for liquid biofuels production
Yin C.
2012, Bioresource Technology, Volume 120, Pages 273-284

Recent developments in anaerobic membrane reactors
Stuckey D.C.
2012, Bioresource Technology, Volume 122, Pages 137-148

A critical review of emission standards and regulations regarding biomass combustion in small scale units (<3MW)
Villeneuve J., Palacios J.H., Savoie P., Godbout S.
2012, Bioresource Technology, Volume 111, Pages 1-11

Integrated green algal technology for bioremediation and biofuel
Sivakumar G., Xu J., Thompson R.W., Yang Y., Randol-Smith P., Weathers P.J.
2012, Bioresource Technology, Volume 107, Pages 1-9

Fuel

An overview of the composition and application of biomass ash.: Part 2. Potential utilisation, technological and ecological advantages and challenges
Vassilev S.V., Baxter D., Andersen L.K., Vassileva C.G.
2013, Fuel, Volume 105, Pages 19-39

An overview of the composition and application of biomass ash. Part 1. Phase-mineral and chemical composition and classification
Vassilev S.V., Baxter D., Andersen L.K., Vassileva C.G.
2013, Fuel, Volume 105, Pages 40-76

Hot gas filtration - A review
Heidenreich S.
2013, Fuel, Volume 104, Pages 83-94

Review on bromine in solid fuels. Part 1: Natural occurrence
Vainikka P., Hupa M.
2012, Fuel, Volume 95, Pages 1-14

An overview of the organic and inorganic phase composition of biomass
Vassilev S.V., Baxter D., Andersen L.K., Vassileva C.G., Morgan T.J.
2012, Fuel, Volume 94, Pages 1-33

Transesterification of vegetable oil into biodiesel catalyzed by CaO: A review
Kouzu M., Hidaka J.-S.
2012, Fuel, Volume 93, Pages 1-12

Fuel Processing Technology

Experimental analysis of biomass pyrolysis using microwave-induced plasma
Lupa C.J., Wylie S.R., Shaw A., Al-Shamma'A A., J. Sweetman A., Herbert B.M.J.
2012, Fuel Processing Technology, Volume 97, Pages 79-84

Review of the effects of biodiesel on NOx emissions
Hoekman S.K., Robbins C.
2012, Fuel Processing Technology, Volume 96, Pages 237-249

Progress in Energy and Combustion Science

Combustion performance and emission reduction characteristics of automotive DME engine system
Park S.H., Lee C.S.
2013, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, Volume 39, Issue 1, Pages 147-168

Underground coal gasification: From fundamentals to applications
Bhutto A.W., Bazmi A.A., Zahedi G.
2013, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, Volume 39, Issue 1, Pages 189-214

Potential direct use of solid biomass in internal combustion engines
Piriou B., Vaitilingom G., Veyssiere B., Cuq B., Rouau X.
2013, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, Volume 39, Issue 1, Pages 169-188

Exhaust emissions of diesel engines operating under transient conditions with biodiesel fuel blends
Giakoumis E.G., Rakopoulos C.D., Dimaratos A.M., Rakopoulos D.C.
2012, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, Volume 38, Issue 5, Pages 691-715

Biomass feeding for thermochemical reactors
Dai J., Cui H., Grace J.R.
2012, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, Volume 38, Issue 5, Pages 716-736

Solid acid mediated hydrolysis of biomass for producing biofuels
Guo F., Fang Z., Xu C.C., Smith Jr. R.L.
2012, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, Volume 38, Issue 5, Pages 672-690

Evaluation of high temperature gas cleaning options for biomass gasification product gas for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
Aravind P.V., De Jong W.
2012, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, Volume 38, Issue 6, Pages 737-764

Trends in bioconversion of lignocellulose: Biofuels, platform chemicals & biorefinery concept
Menon V., Rao M.
2012, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, Volume 38, Issue 4, Pages 522-550

A comprehensive review of direct carbon fuel cell technology
Giddey S., Badwal S.P.S., Kulkarni A., Munnings C.
2012, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, Volume 38, Issue 3, Pages 360-399

A short overview on purification and conditioning of syngas produced by biomass gasification: Catalytic strategies, process intensification and new concepts
Richardson Y., Blin J., Julbe A.
2012, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, Volume 38, Issue 6, Pages 765-781

Use of bioethanol for biodiesel production
Brunschwig C., Moussavou W., Blin J.
2012, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, Volume 38, Issue 2, Pages 283-301

Pollutants from the combustion of solid biomass fuels
Williams A., Jones J.M., Ma L., Pourkashanian M.
2012, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, Volume 38, Issue 2, Pages 113-137

New opportunities for the exploitation of energy crops by thermochemical conversion in northern Europe and the UK
Robbins M.P., Evans G., Valentine J., Donnison I.S., Allison G.G.
2012, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, Volume 38, Issue 2, Pages 138-155

Renewable Energy

Biofuels in Nigeria: A critical and strategic evaluation
Ishola M.M., Brandberg T., Sanni S.A., Taherzadeh M.J.
2013, Renewable Energy, Volume 55, Pages 554-560

A statistical investigation of biodiesel physical and chemical properties, and their correlation with the degree of unsaturation
Giakoumis E.G.
2013, Renewable Energy, Volume 50, Pages 858-878

Conversion of traditional biomass into modern bioenergy systems: A review in context to improve the energy situation in Nepal
Gurung A., Oh S.E.
2013, Renewable Energy, Volume 50, Pages 206-213

Use of ionic liquids in converting lignocellulosic material to biofuels
Vancov T., Alston A.-S., Brown T., McIntosh S.
2012, Renewable Energy, Volume 45, Pages 1-6

Present situation and potential role of renewable energy in Turkey
Capik M., Yilmaz A.O., Cavusoglu T.
2012, Renewable Energy, Volume 46, Pages 1-13

Resource potential and scope of utilization of renewable energy in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Lohan S.K., Dixit J., Modasir S., Ishaq M.
2012, Renewable Energy, Volume 39, Issue 1, Pages 24-29

Biodiesel production using enzymatic transesterification - Current state and perspectives
Gog A., Roman M., Tosa M., Paizs C., Irimie F.D.
2012, Renewable Energy, Volume 39, Issue 1, Pages 10-16

Syngas production in downdraft biomass gasifiers and its application using internal combustion engines
Martinez J.D., Mahkamov K., Andrade R.V., Silva Lora E.E.
2012, Renewable Energy, Volume 38, Issue 1, Pages 1-9

Bioethanol production from agricultural wastes: An overview
Sarkar N., Ghosh S.K., Bannerjee S., Aikat K.
2012, Renewable Energy, Volume 37, Issue 1, Pages 19-27