Microalgae for biofuels, wastewater treatment and environmental monitoring

Angela Paul Peter, Kuan Shiong Khoo, Kit Wayne Chew, Tau Chuan Ling, Shih Hsin Ho, Jo Shu Chang, Pau Loke Show

研究成果: Review article同行評審

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摘要

In the context of climate change and the increase of the energy demand, there is a need for carbon sequestration methods and sustainable fuels. This can be done by cultivation of microalgae, an unicellular microscopic algae that converts carbon dioxide into high-value bioproducts and energy. Moreover, microalgae can be used to assess the health of ecosystems such as lakes. Here we review microalgae for biofuel, for wastewater treatment and as bioindicators. We discuss the impact of processes based on microalgae using life cycle assessment. We present co-cultivation of microalgae with other microbes, and we compare conventional processes with processes integrating auto-flocculation, in situ transesterification and excretion.

原文English
頁(從 - 到)2891-2904
頁數14
期刊Environmental Chemistry Letters
19
發行號4
DOIs
出版狀態Published - 2021 八月

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • 環境化學

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