Special Issue "Algae Fuel"

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A special issue of Energies (ISSN 1996-1073).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (28 February 2012)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Dr. Paul L. Chen
Center for Biorefining, Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering, University of Minnesota, 1390 Eckles Ave., St. Paul, MN 55108, USA
Website: http://www.tc.umn.edu/~chenx088/energy/
E-Mail: chenx088@umn.edu
Phone: +1 612 6257721
Interests: pyrolysis; hydrothermal liquefaction; microalgae; food processing

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Dear Colleagues,

Fast growing, oil producing algae are recognized as one of the most promising biomass feedstock for production of biofuels and bioproducts. Despite the many advances made over several decades, commercialization of algal fuels remains challenging chiefly because of the techno-economic constrains and lack of understanding of life cycle impacts.  This special issue is to solicit high quality, original research contributions on all aspects of algae to fuels technologies, including but not limited to strain selection and development, cultivation techniques and facilities, harvest, downstream processing, product development, techno-economic analysis, and life cycle analysis.

Dr. Paul L. Chen
Guest Editor

Keywords

  • algae
  • microalgae
  • biofuels
  • biodiesel
  • photobioreactor
  • harvest
  • conversion

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p. 2667-2682
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Energies 2012, 5(8), 2667-2682; doi:10.3390/en5082667
Received: 15 May 2012; in revised form: 13 July 2012 / Accepted: 20 July 2012 / Published: 25 July 2012
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p. 2608-2625
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Energies 2012, 5(7), 2608-2625; doi:10.3390/en5072608
Received: 15 March 2012; in revised form: 5 June 2012 / Accepted: 13 July 2012 / Published: 24 July 2012
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p. 1943-1981
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Energies 2012, 5(6), 1943-1981; doi:10.3390/en5061943
Received: 9 March 2012; in revised form: 30 May 2012 / Accepted: 5 June 2012 / Published: 20 June 2012
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p. 1835-1849
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Energies 2012, 5(6), 1835-1849; doi:10.3390/en5061835
Received: 5 April 2012; in revised form: 1 June 2012 / Accepted: 14 June 2012 / Published: 15 June 2012
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p. 1577-1592
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Energies 2012, 5(5), 1577-1592; doi:10.3390/en5051577
Received: 12 March 2012; in revised form: 3 May 2012 / Accepted: 9 May 2012 / Published: 21 May 2012
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p. 1613-1647
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Energies 2012, 5(5), 1613-1647; doi:10.3390/en5051613
Received: 6 March 2012; in revised form: 29 April 2012 / Accepted: 9 May 2012 / Published: 21 May 2012
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p. 1532-1553
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Energies 2012, 5(5), 1532-1553; doi:10.3390/en5051532
Received: 30 March 2012; in revised form: 3 May 2012 / Accepted: 8 May 2012 / Published: 18 May 2012
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p. 862-871
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Energies 2012, 5(4), 862-871; doi:10.3390/en5040862
Received: 22 February 2012; in revised form: 19 March 2012 / Accepted: 22 March 2012 / Published: 26 March 2012
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p. 731-740
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Energies 2012, 5(3), 731-740; doi:10.3390/en5030731
Received: 21 January 2012; in revised form: 24 February 2012 / Accepted: 1 March 2012 / Published: 12 March 2012
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p. 243-257
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Energies 2012, 5(2), 243-257; doi:10.3390/en5020243
Received: 20 December 2011; in revised form: 13 January 2012 / Accepted: 2 February 2012 / Published: 6 February 2012
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