Sustainable Approaches for Biofuels Production Technologies

From Current Status to Practical Implementation

  • Neha Srivastava
  • Manish Srivastava
  • P.K. Mishra
  • S.N. Upadhyay
  • Pramod W. Ramteke
  • Vijaj Kumar Gupta

Part of the Biofuel and Biorefinery Technologies book series (BBT, volume 7)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Sheelendra M. Bhatt, Jatinder Singh Bal
    Pages 1-23
  3. Jitendra Kumar Saini, Rishi Gupta, Hemansi, Amit Verma, Priyanka Gaur, Ritu Saini et al.
    Pages 25-46
  4. Desikan Ramesh, Iniya Kumar Muniraj, Kiruthika Thangavelu, Subburamu Karthikeyan
    Pages 47-71
  5. Susana Rodríguez-Couto
    Pages 73-82
  6. Neha Srivastava, Manish Srivastava, S. N. Upadhyay, P. K. Mishra, Pramod W. Ramteke
    Pages 83-92
  7. Mariam Amer, AbdelGawad Saad, Nahed K. Ismail
    Pages 93-110
  8. Indu Bhushan, Manjot Kour, Guneet Kour
    Pages 111-119
  9. Hemansi, Rishi Gupta, Garima Yadav, Gaurav Kumar, Anju Yadav, Jitendra Kumar Saini et al.
    Pages 121-146
  10. Neha Srivastava, Manish Srivastava, P. K. Mishra, S. N. Upadhyay, Pramod W. Ramteke, Vijai Kumar Gupta
    Pages C1-C1

About this book


This volume focuses on technological advances relevant to establishing biofuels as a viable alternative to fossil fuels by overcoming current limitations. The progressive depletion of fossil fuels due to their large-scale utilization and their environmental consequences, notably global warming, increase the need for sustainable and cleaner energy options. Renewable biofuels – like biohydrogen, biomethane, biogas, ethanol and butenol – represent attractive energy sources to meet the growing global demand, thanks to sustainable and cost-efficient production approaches based on cellulosic biomass. Currently, the commercialization of these technologies is hindered by technical and economic limitations, such as biomass complexity and pre-treatment, enzyme hydrolysis, production efficiency as well as storage and cost. As such, this book presents economically viable and sustainable approaches to improve existing biofuel technologies and appeals to anyone with an interest in biofuels as renewable energy options and their practical implementation.


Bioethanol Biobutanol Biogas Renewable energy Sustainability Lignocellulosic biomass Cellulase enzymes Enzymatic hydrolysis Fermentable sugar production Solid State Fermentation

Editors and affiliations

  • Neha Srivastava
    • 1
  • Manish Srivastava
    • 2
  • P.K. Mishra
    • 3
  • S.N. Upadhyay
    • 4
  • Pramod W. Ramteke
    • 5
  • Vijaj Kumar Gupta
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of Chemical Engineering and TechnologyIndian Institute of Technology (BHU) VaranasiVaranasiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Physics and AstrophysicsUniversity of DelhiNew DelhiIndia
  3. 3.Department of Chemical Engineering and TechnologyIndian Institute of Technology (BHU) VaranasiVaranasiIndia
  4. 4.Department of Chemical Engineering and TechnologyIndian Institute of Technology (BHU) VaranasiVaranasiIndia
  5. 5.Department of Biological SciencesSam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and SciencesAllahabadIndia
  6. 6.Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, School of ScienceTallinn University of TechnologyTallinnEstonia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Energy Energy (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-94796-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-94797-6
  • Series Print ISSN 2363-7609
  • Series Online ISSN 2363-7617
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