Advances in Photosynthesis and Bioenergy

A special issue of Processes (ISSN 2227-9717). This special issue belongs to the section "Biological Processes and Systems".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 April 2024) | Viewed by 206

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School of Engineering and the Built Environment, Birmingham City University, Birmingham, UK
Interests: Anaerobic Digestion (AD); biomass to bioenergy; sustainable waste management; low carbon research

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Biological photovoltaics uses oxygenic photoautotrophic organisms, or portions therefrom, to harvest light energy and produce electrical power, and it is an energy-generating technology. Due to the low electron-transition rate and photon collection efficiency because of membrane shielding, extracting electricity from photosynthetic organisms remains challenging. The production of bioenergy from photosynthetic living organisms is a potential solution for energy generation and electricity generation issues. Currently, the share of fossil fuel use is nearly 88% of total energy demand. Ultimately, this causes an increase in CO2 and greenhouse gas emissions at an alarming rate. The increased use of bioenergy and biofuel would help to mitigate climate change, as it is a clean fuel source. To understand an efficient design method to produce bioenergy- and biomass-derived high-value products, we need a deeper understanding of the photosynthesis process. Photosynthesis is the transformation of light energy to chemical energy of green plants and other certain organisms. Therefore, it is very important to understand advantages in photosynthesis, as it is a precondition for applying innovative biotechnologies.

Dr. Khondokar Mizanur Rahman
Guest Editor

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  • photosynthesis
  • bioenergy
  • biomass
  • GHG
  • fossil fuel

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