Advances and bottlenecks in microbial hydrogen production

Alan J. Stephen, Sophie A. Archer, Rafael L. Orozco, Lynne E. Macaskie

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Abstract

Biological production of hydrogen is poised to become a significant player in the future energy mix. This review highlights recent advances and bottlenecks in various approaches to biohydrogen processes, often in concert with management of organic wastes or waste CO2. Some key bottlenecks are highlighted in terms of the overall energy balance of the process and highlighting the need for economic and environmental life cycle analyses with regard also to socio-economic and geographical issues.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1120-1127
JournalMicrobial Biotechnology
Volume10
Issue number5
Early online date22 Aug 2017
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2017

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