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Sustainability and lifecycle assessment of pyrolysis oil production and application

Sustainability assessment Sustainability means that the needs of the present generation are met without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. The concept of sustainability is made tangible by definition of sustainability principles, criteria and measurable … Continue reading

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Residue2Heat: Current status of the research on renewable residential heating with fast pyrolysis bio-oil

This challenging EU H2020 project Residue2Heat is now running for about 2.5 years and it is in that sense an unique project that it covers the whole chain of biofuel production to the end-user. I’ll try to summarize the current … Continue reading

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Ginevra Fabiani successfully defended her master thesis

On 19th of April 2018, Ginevra Fabiani successfully defended her master thesis entitled “Application of biomass ash from FPBO production to grassland: effects on chemical and microbiological properties” within the framework of our Residue2Heat project. The master work performed under … Continue reading

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D7.6 Current legislation on FPBO as fuel for residential heating in five key countries

Table 1 summarises the analysis of relevant current legislation on FPBO as fuel for residential heating in five focus countries of the Residue2Heat project.   D7.6 Current legislation on FPBO as fuel for residential heating in five key countries Date: … Continue reading

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D6.3 Ash characterization

The deliverable D6.3 addresses a thorough evaluation of the physico-chemical and phytotoxic properties of the different type of biomass ashes produced during the FPBO production process. This includes the reference biomass ashes obtained from clean pinewood ‘crumbles’, as well as … Continue reading

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D6.2 Environmental impact evaluation

The Residue2Heat project aims to enable residential heating with Fast Pyrolysis Bio-Oil (FPBO). This report presents the results of a screening Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of the environmental performance of FPBO residential heating in comparison with natural gas, heating oil, … Continue reading

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D4.2 Combustion Tests on Surrogate and its compounds

This deliverable is the first of work package WP4 in the Residue2Heat project and it refers to the thermo-physical characterization of Fast Pyrolysis Bio-oil (FPBO) together with a preliminary surrogate definition of FPBO. Objective of this deliverable is the analysis … Continue reading

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D3.10 Method development and validation of PAH13

In view of the production of large quantities of fast pyrolysis bio-oil (FPBO) and the use of these oils in various applications, the FBPO should have a REACH (Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals) registration according to European legislation. Within … Continue reading

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D3.3 Physico chemical properties of FPBO

This deliverable is the third one in a series of deliverables describing the physico-chemical properties of fast pyrolysis bio-oil (FPBO) produced in the Residue2Heat project. The first bio-oil batch was provided by BTG and the feedstock was pine. This pine … Continue reading

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D2.5 Delivery of conditioned FPBO

Numerous FPBO samples will be sent around between the partners over the course of the four-year Residue2Heat project. Sample delivery is a joint task, the partners VTT and BTG will supply the consortium with (conditioned) FPBO samples. The sample delivery … Continue reading

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