Simple process for the production of fuel additives from residual forest biomass

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Researchers at the Université de Sherbrooke, Canada, with colleagues at the Université de Toulouse, France, have developed a process for the direct production of levulinates from cheap residual lignocellulosic biomass using an affordable homogeneous catalyst. A paper on their work is published in Fuel.

In Canada, the lumbering industry produces large volumes of residues (such as bark, tree tops, and sawdust) and while some of it used to be integrated in the forest value-chain, the decline of the pulp and paper industry in the country has led to an accumulation of unused residues.

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Source: Green Car Congress

 

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