Biomass Direct Liquefaction - Can This Process Become Fully Sustainable and Environmentally Friendly?
- *Corresponding Author:
- Rui Galhano dos Santos
CERENA-Centre for Natural Resources and the Environment
Instituto Superior Tecnico, Av. Rovisco Pais, Portugal
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: February 14, 2016; Accepted date: February 15, 2017; Published date: February 21, 2017
Citation: Mateus MM, Santos RG (2017) Biomass Direct Liquefaction - Can This Process Become Fully Sustainable and Environmentally Friendly?. Ind Eng Manage 6:202. doi:10.4172/2169-0316.1000202
Copyright: © 2017 Santos RG, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
This short opinion manuscript aims to show a point of view of someone, who believes in biorefineries as an essential tool for a better future. However there are still many unsolved issues, in particular, the lack of alternatives to organic solvents often needed. Although, the biorefineries will be a tool that we can develop and leave as an inheritance for future generations.