28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 23 - 28 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia
Paper ICAS 2012-8.6.2
ALTERNATIVE AVIATION FUEL FEEDSTOCK: THE MICROALGAE SOLUTION?
L. Rye, D. Batten
Keywords: algae, lifecycle, heterotrophic, jet a-1, hrj
Despite recent inclusion of hydroprocessed bio-oils in the jet fuel specification (ASTM-D7566), limited feedstock is expected to restrict industry uptake of bio-refined jet fuel. This work reports on the potential for microalgae to provide the aviation sector with a secure, environmentally sustainable alternative fuel feedstock through triple bottom line analysis.
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