Biobutanol or biobased butanol fuel is a second generation biofuel with higher energy density vs. ethanol. Butanol is an attractive bioproduct with potential sales over $6 Billion. This is a biofuel for the masses with potential of little or no impact on food supply and cost favorable at $80/bbl oil.
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Key advantages of biobutanol are higher energy density, reduced water absorbtion and low vapor pressure.
Biobutanol and butanol fermentation have existed for a century. Learn more about the history of biobutanol here.
The page lists BioButanol producers. This list includes over a dozen companies including Gevo, Butamax, and Cobalt Biofuels.
Biobutanol can be prepared with many different feedstocks. The page has a table with various feedstocks and timing for commercialization. The page also shows details or fermentation and pyrolysis production routes of biobutanol.
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