Iowa Power Fund Board Project Report Update, November 12, 2008

(2008) Iowa Power Fund Board Project Report Update, November 12, 2008. Iowa Economic Development Authority

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Abstract

ISU’s proposed research will (1) develop methods for designing clean and efficient burners for low‐Btu producer gas and medium‐Btu syngas, (2) develop catalysts and flow reactors to produce ethanol from medium‐Btu synthesis gas, and (3) upgrade the BECON gasifier system to enable medium‐Btu syngas production and greatly enhanced capabilities for detailed gas analysis needed by both (1) and (2). This project addresses core development needs to enable grain ethanol industry reduce its natural gas demand and ultimately transition to cellulosic ethanol production.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: History of Iowa energy, energy, Iowa
Subjects: Agriculture and food production
History and culture
Natural resources and environment > Energy resources
ID Code: 16347
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 14 Mar 2014 14:12
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2014 14:12
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/16347