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Green Fuel: The Next Generation Eco- Friendly Algal Bio- Fuel

Author Affiliations

  • 1Applied Chemistry Department, UIT, BU, Bhopal- 462026, INDIA
  • 2 Mechanical Engineering Department, UIT, BU, Bhopal- 462026, INDIA

Res.J.chem.sci., Volume 5, Issue (10), Pages 28-32, October,18 (2015)


The main objective of sustainable feedstock (algal biofuels) as fuels is due to the adverse environmental effects of fossil fits combustion and their limited availability. Microalgal biomass containing high oil content is of great importance for the production of biodiesel. Another challenge in this field is Oil extraction which is easily addressed from the engineering techniques. There are three important steps for the extraction of oil from algae: firstextraction, and third supercritical CO2 fluid extraction. After extraction, due to chemical similarity of crude algae oil with crude fossil fuel oil, the engineering challenges associated with algae oil conversion to usable liquid fuels are also similar. From the micro-algae tested in present work, Neochloris Oleas raw materials for bio fuels production,


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