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Feasibility of utilizing wood debris for biofuels in Northwestern Ontario

dc.contributor.advisorLeitch, Mathew
dc.contributor.authorRiest, Eric J.
dc.description.abstractIn recent years’ production of transportation biofuels generated from forest residues have grown rapidly on a global scale. Converting to advanced biofuels is enticing because they can help reduce dependence on oil; mitigate global warming; free up agricultural land and utilize waste wood. To encourage advanced biofuel production, Canada can look to Countries like Sweden that provide subsidies for advanced biofuels. In this undergraduate thesis thermochemical conversion had the lowest average cost of production for all the studies that had techno-economic in the production of cellulosic ethanol at US$0.33/L.en_US
dc.subjectAdvanced biofuelsen_US
dc.subjectCellulosic ethanolen_US
dc.subjectForest residuesen_US
dc.subjectThermochemical conversionen_US
dc.subjectBiodiesel productionen_US
dc.subjectBiomass in Ontarioen_US
dc.subjectEnzymatic hydrolysisen_US
dc.subjectAcid hydrolysisen_US
dc.titleFeasibility of utilizing wood debris for biofuels in Northwestern Ontarioen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US Bachelor of Science in Forestryen_US Resources Managementen_US Universityen_US

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