A Review on Different Ways of Bioethanol Production; a Renewable And Alternative Energy Source

Authors(4) :-Ammara Nasir, Sikander Ali, Sadia Sanawer, Tahira Mohsin

Gradual decrease in energy sources due to their increased consumption as a result of increase in world population and high environmental pollution has led to the invention of alternative renewable energy sources. Several studies are being carried out for this purpose. Different types of biofuels have been generated and among them, bioethanol is the major alternative source of energy. It posseses many special characteristics which make it unique from rest of the energy producing sources. It also has the ability to prevent the emission of certain dangerous gasses upon its burning, which are the main cause of environmental pollution such as global warming. Different types of feedstocks such as cereals, crops (sugar crops), lignocellulosic wastes and others including yeasts and algal biomasses have been studied for bioethanol production. This review gathers many different sources and methods for the production of bioethanol, techniques to enhance the production and ways to make it useful for the mankind.

Authors and Affiliations

Ammara Nasir
Institute of Industrial Biotechnology, Government College University, Lahore, Pakistan
Sikander Ali
Institute of Industrial Biotechnology, Government College University, Lahore, Pakistan
Sadia Sanawer
Institute of Industrial Biotechnology, Government College University, Lahore, Pakistan
Tahira Mohsin
Institute of Industrial Biotechnology, Government College University, Lahore, Pakistan

Bioethanol, Feedstock, Fermentation, Saccharification, Lignocelluloses

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Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 3 | May-June 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-06-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 430-441
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Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Ammara Nasir, Sikander Ali, Sadia Sanawer, Tahira Mohsin, " A Review on Different Ways of Bioethanol Production; a Renewable And Alternative Energy Source, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 3, pp.430-441, May-June-2017.
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