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Biofuels and e-fuels
Innovation and Industry

Biofuels and e-fuels: Our strengths

Biofuels and e-fuels Our strengths Scientific and technical expertise stemming from process development, present throughout the biofuel value chain catalysis and biocatalysis, chemical engineering, process engineering, dimensioning and design of pilot units and demonstrators, analysis. Pilot units at the IFP-Lyon site and demonstrators of the key building blocks in the
Biofuels
Innovation and Industry

Biofuels and e-fuels

Biofuels and e-fuels OVERVIEW AND CHALLENGES In France, in 2019, the transport sector emitted 132 million metric tons of CO 2 , i.e. 30% of the country’s total emissions . Renewable and low-carbon fuels are mature and available solutions and, alongside electrification and energy efficiency, represent crucial decarbonization levers
Biofuels and e-fuels
Innovation and Industry

Biofuels and e-fuels: Our solutions

From the pretreatment of biomass to fuel production, via the optimization and integration of the different steps, IFPEN’s research covers the entire process chain.
Science@ifpen n°35
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‘‘BRANE Power’’: of genes and algorithms, an alliance for green chemistry

THESIS BY AURÉLIE PIRAYRE, 2018 YVES CHAUVIN PRIZE
Science@ifpen n°32
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Where aviation fuels are concerned... compromise is the name of the game

In the aviation sector, fuels derived from hydrotreated vegetable oils (HEFA a ) are seen as an alternative to petroleum based Jet A-1 b to reduce the environmental footprint of air transport
Issue 30 Science@ifpen
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Optimized design of processes: enhanced efficiency, even with ethanol

The optimized design of processes is a complex but promising approach in terms of the expected benefits for the efficiency of industrial systems and their operating performance . It is an area that
Issue 30 Science@ifpen
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The control of floating platforms for offshore wind turbines: being active reduces fatigue

The fatigue resistance of floating offshore wind turbines is significantly affected by the wave forces to which their supporting platforms are exposed. Passive and active damper systems — preferably
Issue 29 Science@ifpen
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Biomethane production: a lever for the circular economy!

The development of methanisation sectors is part of a drive to create a circular economy that simultaneously serves three purposes: treat waste , supply energy ( biogas a ), and produce fertilizers
Issue 29 Science@ifpen
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Biofuels: contagion factors between agricultural and oil markets?

In order to combat climate change, numerous countries introduced policies promoting the use of 1 st -generation biofuels, generating a 7-fold increase in their production between 2000 and 2014. In