• O. Stroganov Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, Україна
  • M. Rybak Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, Україна
  • R. Hryhoriev Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, Україна
  • V. Zhukova Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, Україна

Ключові слова:

biofuel, bioethanol, butanol, microalgae, comparative analysis, productivity


In recent years the intensive use of petroleum fuels has caused a major environmental impact, which prompted the search for alternative energy sources, like biofuels from crops and microalgae. This study compares the microalgae and crops in terms of annual productivity of biofuels and land usage. It was concluded biofuel production using microalgae requires on average 100-fold less area than crops.


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