Converting sewage sludge into biofuels via hydrothermal liquefaction process


By Ibrahim Alper Basar, Huan Liu and Cigdem Eskicioglu

Hydrothermal liquefaction (HTL) is a biomass processing technology that has recently become prominent in the wastewater treatment field. It could address a number of the issues regarding sludge management in wastewater treatment plants. HTL is a thermochemical biomass conversion method that mimics the natural formation of petroleum converted from dead biomass under high temperature and high pressure, which takes millions of years.

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