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Memorias de investigación
Book chapters:
Photobioreactors within the framework of circular economy and poverty eradication: Bioenergy production in the ecuador-peru border integration zone
Year:2017
Research Areas
  • Agrarian economy
Information
Abstract
Abstract: The principle of circular economy is reviewed and applied to recent advances in the development of photobioreactors for bioenergy application. The border between Ecuador and Peru is considered as a case study. A set of technologies for biogas and biodiesel production that can generate productive synergies involving sustainable processes and reuse of products has been identified. Net present value, estimation of CO2equivalent emissions, multicriteria analysis and logistic models are applied in this study. This chapter mainly highlights the potential of laminar photobioreactor as a technological breakthrough in systemic bioenergy production. Challenges and opportunities of this promising technology in Latin America are also discussed. An example of the bioenergy production at the border between Ecuador and Peru illustrates how food production, waste management and bioenergy generation can interact and produce environmental, social and economic benefits that can contribute to poverty eradication
International
Si
Book Edition
Book Publishing
Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
ISBN
978-153612355-5
Series
Book title
Photobioreactors: Advancements, Applications and Research
From page
275
To page
298
Participants
  • Autor: Cristhian Antonio Vega Quezada (UPM)
  • Autor: Maria Blanco Fonseca (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Centro de Estudios e Investigación para la Gestión de Riesgos Agrarios Medioambientales (CEIGRAM). Centro Mixto UPM-AGROMUTUA-ENESA
  • Departamento: Economía Agraria, Estadística y Gestión de Empresas
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