The seaweed to biofuel process

Energy production with environmental benefits

Production of seaweed-based biofuel is a renewable and sustainable resource that does not negatively impact the environment.

Production of biofuel from seaweed has many environmental benefits. It is a renewable and sustainable resource that does not negatively impact the environment. In fact, the process is CO2 neutral – making it a desirable solution for helping meet emission benchmarks and mandates worldwide. Amongst the added environmental benefits are:

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Bioconversion – a highly efficient process

Biomass can be converted to biofuels through two main pathways; thermochemical and biochemical conversion routes. Brown seaweeds have a high content of the carbohydrates mannitol, laminarin and alginate, which may all be converted to biogas and/or bioethanol.

SES is involved in several research and development projects related to conversion processes and optimum utilization of seaweed in a bio-refinery.



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