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Production of sustainable, advanced bio-ethANOL through an innovative gas-fermentation process using exhaust gases emitted in the STEEL industry

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The proposed STEELANOL project is based on producing bioethanol via an innovative gas fermentation process using exhaust gases emitted by the steel industry. The proposal addresses the specific topic “Demonstrating advanced biofuel technologies” (LCE-12– 2014), under the call for competitive low-carbon energy in Horizon2020.

The BF/BOF gaseous emissions are an unavoidable residue from the steelmaking process and are currently used for electricity production or being flared. Nevertheless, they can be advantageously used to produce bioethanol, thereby reducing the usage of fossil fuel molecules and thus significantly reducing GHG emissions. The bio-ethanol production would have a GHG impact that is over 65% lower compared to oil derived fuels STEELANOL’s main objective is to demonstrate the cost-effective production of sustainable bioethanol, with the purpose of assessing the valorisation of this ethanol biofuel as a fuel derivative for the transport sector. A demonstration plant of approximately 64,000 tons/ethanol per year will be built; the first of its kind in Europe, and the largest facility built to date utilizing this technology globally. ArcelorMittal is the lead partner of this project and proposal. The gas fermentation technology will be supplied by LanzaTech, the engineering work will be performed by Primetals, and E4Tech will develop the Life Cycle Assessment of the produced fuels. Several key players in the transport sector, Boeing, Virgin Atlantic, Mitsui, have expressed their strong interest and support for the project.

Dziedzina nauki

  • /nauki społeczne/ekonomia i biznes/ekonomia/zrównoważona gospodarka
  • /inżynieria i technologia/biotechnologia przemysłowa/technologie bioprzetwarzania/fermentacja
  • /nauki społeczne/geografia społeczna i ekonomiczna/transport
  • /inżynieria i technologia/inżynieria śodowiska/energetyka i paliwa

Zaproszenie do składania wniosków

H2020-LCE-2014-2
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System finansowania

IA - Innovation action
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Koordynator

ARCELORMITTAL BELGIUM NV
Adres
Keizerinlaan 66
1000 Brussel
Belgia
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Wkład UE
€ 7 118 798,75

Uczestnicy (4)

ARCELORMITTAL MAIZIERES RESEARCH SA
Francja
Wkład UE
€ 198 590
Adres
Rue Andre Campra 6 Immeuble Le Cezanne
93200 Saint Denis
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
PRIMETALS TECHNOLOGIES AUSTRIA GMBH
Austria
Wkład UE
€ 1 667 163,75
Adres
Turmstrasse 44
4031 Linz
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
LANZATECH UK LTD
United Kingdom
Wkład UE
€ 1 129 258,73
Adres
Horndean Road Forest House 3 5
RG12 0XQ Bracknell
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
E4TECH (UK) LTD
United Kingdom
Wkład UE
€ 78 704,50
Adres
Victoria Street 83
SW1H 0HW London
Rodzaj działalności
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)