CEEES Research Group celebrate 200 publications

Congratulations to the CEEES Research Group in University College Cork who recently celebrated 200 publications. 

The Circular Economy, Energy, and Environmental Systems (CEEES) group was initiated in the ERI in 2007 by Prof Jerry D Murphy. The CEEES group focus on renewable gaseous biofuel production (biohydrogen and biomethane) from 2nd generation substrates such as wastes, agricultural residues and lignocellulosic energy crops, and 3rd generation substrates such as macro-algae (seaweed) and micro-algae. Research covers biological and thermochemical bioenergy pathways. The group investigates a range of digestion applications at lab scale including for innovative technologies such as Power to X, demand driven biogas, novel biogas upgrading technologies and bioeconomy and biorefinery applications. Fundamental and applied aspects of biomass gasification, pyrolysis, and methanation are also investigated. Work includes for desktop analyses such as chemical kinetic modelling, process simulation, geographic specific bioresources, Life Cycle Analysis, sustainability analyses and techno-economic studies. CEEES’s work facilitates the development of roadmaps, which describe how Ireland can initiate a green gas industry, which would contribute to mandatory renewable energy targets for renewable heat and transport fuel.