Extraction Techniques About Production Of Biodiesel

In order to produce biodiesel from microalgae lipids, the later must be priory extracted. The main lipid extraction techniques are the use of chemical solvents, supercritical CO2, physicochemical, biochemical and direct transesterification. Chemical solvents extraction Chemical solvents method is by far the most commonly used, but less effective when microalgae are still wet (Samorì et … Read More

Background of Biodiesel Production from Microalgae

Finding new energy resources to compensate the decrease of the world petroleum reserves is an important challenge. The estimation of the world crude oil reserves is a difficult task because it is influenced by political, economic and technological factors (Pirog, 2005). The proven oil reserves represent the amount of petroleum that could be obtained from … Read More