Glycerine, the simplest trihydric alcohol, is a naturally occurring substance which shows wide distribution in form of different esters termed mono-, di- and triglycerides. Usually, vegetable oils are trigycerides. For decades, this versatile, clear, colourless, viscous and syrupy tasting liquid derived industrially by the conversion of propen into epichlorohydrin followed by subsequent procession into synthetic [...]
BtL Technology: The Future of Biofuels?
Attaining and expanding energy resources are a great challenge to the economic sustainability of a rising number of countries. Furthermore, biofuels have become crucial for the energy security and the diversification of energy supply for almost every nation. Biomass to Liquids (BtL) technology is maybe at the most vital phase of its evolution with escalating [...]