Download: Video: Biofuels, CNAM conference

CNAM videoconference on biofuels, hosted by Raphaël Hitier, journalist at I-Télé.

Made at the CNAM of Paris the 27 April 2006.

With the participation of :

- Daniel Ballerini, former head of the Biotechnology and Chemistry department, IFP
pdf: Presentation of D. Ballerini (832 Ko)
- Georges Vermeersch, Director of Foresight and Innovations, Sofiproteol

Summary :  To fight against greenhouse gas emissions and reduce energy dependence, biofuels are a prospect for the future. There are multiple sectors: Ethanol from beet or sugar cane, methyl esters of vegetable oil come from rapeseed or sunflower.
By 2010, our fleet could run on 7% green fuel. A deadline that requires adapting agricultural production, controlling costs, promoting the co-products of these sectors and ultimately, changing the engines. "

This conference corresponds to the following documents that you can download here:
- Biomass valorization
- Diester: French synthesis

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