biofuel intermediate

What is biofuel intermediate?

biofuel intermediate meaning A biomass-based feedstock that serves as a petroleum replacement in downstream refining, (i.e., sugars, intermediate chemical building blocks, bio-oils, and gaseous mixtures). Algal biofuel intermediates include extracted lipids, lipid-extracted biomass, or bio-oil resulting from hydrothermal liquefaction.

 

reference: Glossary – Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy