Microalgae as a Source of Bioenergy: Products, Processes and Economics

Book Series: Recent Advances in Renewable Energy

Volume 1

by

José Carlos Magalhães Pires

DOI: 10.2174/97816810852271170101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-522-7, 2017
ISBN: 978-1-68108-523-4
ISSN: 2543-2389 (Print)
ISSN: 2543-2397 (Online)





Microalgae could play an important role in the achievement of sustainability goals related to the generation of renewable energy and g...[view complete introduction]

Energy and Economic Challenges in the Growth and Harvesting of Microalgae. The Chlorella vulgaris Case

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Daissy Lorena Restrepo Serna, Juan Carlos Higuita Vásquez and Carlos Ariel Cardona Alzate

Abstract

A description of the importance of microalgae at industrial level and especially the case of Chlorella vulgaris are presented in this chapter. The cost and some existing technologies for microalgae oil production were analyzed. Furthermore, some of these technologies were selected for the design of microalgae oil production process using the simulation software Aspen Plus.

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