Rewiring anaerobic digestion: production of biofuel intermediates and high-value chemicals from cellulosic wastes
Anaerobic Digestion (AD) is a mature biotechnology for the valorization of organic residues, and AD is one of the most popular technologies for organic carbon recovery and waste stabilization. Research and applications for this process have been focused on the production of methane-containing biogas. However, the recent drop in natural gas prices has affected the economic value and market for this biofuel. Existing AD applications for the management of organic wastes (municipal and agricultural) are not economically attractive. Furthermore, it is unclear if methane biogas is the most economically ...
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