University of Calgary advances pyrolysis project

July 1, 2011 |

In Canada, Dr. Nader Mahinpey, with the University of Calgary is working with pyrolysis to turn the non-edible parts of plants into biofuel.  The resulting oil than needs to be upgraded before it can be used as transportation fuel, so Dr. Mahinpey and his team are working on developing the upgrading processes and to turn the waste by-products of biofuel conversion into chemicals such as fertilizer.

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