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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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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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Master thesis from Deborah Schönegger

Deborah Schönegger successfully defended her master thesis entitled “Phosphorous fertilising potential of fly ashes and effects on soil microbiota and crop” within the framework of our Residue2Heat project under the supervision of Prof. Heribert Insam, Dr. Marina Fernández-Delgado Juárez and … Continue reading

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FPBO production from biomass residues

Research activities are ongoing at BTG aiming to produce a standardised quality FPBO from residual (high ash) biomass materials. In recent months, miscanthus and bark biomass materials have been converted to FPBO. The influence of the pyrolysis process conditions on … Continue reading

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New PhD project on the evaporation and combustion of droplets using a 2D geometry

Our project partner Politecnico di Milano has recently started a PhD project whose aim is to investigate the evaporation and combustion processes of droplets under the effect of external forces (i.e. gravity) and convective flows, with a 2-D/3-D model. In … Continue reading

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