Introduction to Part 2

  • Cataldo De BlasioEmail author
Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)


This is an introductory chapter to the second part of the manuscript. The author describes here the importance and convenience of using liquid fuels and introduces the reader to the concept of biorefinery with particular focus on the Finnish pulp and paper industry. There is here mentioned of biodiesel production with reference to some industrial examples.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratory of Energy Technology, Faculty of Science and EngineeringÅbo Akademi UniversityVaasaFinland

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