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DEMOnstration of large SOFC system fed with biogas from WWTP

Deliverables

Report on the LCA of the DEMO system

Report describing the development and results of the LCA analysis of the DEMO system

Annual Data Reporting: year 5

Annual Data Reporting related to the fifth year of the project.

Detailed engineering of the DEMO

Report containing the detailed engineering for the installation of the DEMO.

Exploitation plan for the activities of research institutes

Report about the exploitation plan for the activities of the involved research institutes in the topic of medium-size SOFC-based CHP systems (Politecnco di Torino, VTT, Imperial College London)

Dissemination and Communication Plan

Report describing the plan for dissemination and communication of the project.

Report on the Contribution to standards

Report on the contribution to standards coming as a follow up of the DEMO experience.

Project Management Handbook

Report describing the handbook for the Project Management.

Annual data Reporting: year 2

Annual data Reporting concerning the activities in the second year of the project

Annual Data Reporting: year 4

Annual Data Reporting related to the activities of the fourth year of the project

Annual data Reporting: year 1

Annual data reporting for the year 1 of activity.

Handbook on pre-normative issues

Handbook about the lessons learned that can be useful for pre-normative considerations.

SOFC-based CHP market potential analysis

Report about the analysis of the market potential of SOFC-based CHP in medium size application.

Survey of commercial biogas cleaning systems and creating base for cleaning system investment

Report of a survey of commercial biogas cleaning systems, creating a base for cleaning system investment

DEMOSOFC value chain analysis

Report about the analysis of the value chain of the typologies of plant connected to the DEMOSOFC system (medium size distributed CHP systems, fed by fossil or renewable fuels).

Cost/benefit analysis of the system

Report about the preliminary evaluation of the cost/benefit analysis of the DEMO, based on the energy analysis and the detailed engineering of the installation.

Optimization of the DEMO

Report describing the optimization of the design of the DEMO, based on the energy analysis performed.

Energy Planning of the DEMO

Report describing the results of the preliminary planning and energy analysis of the DEMO.

Annual Data Reporting: year 3

Annual Data Reporting related to the third year of the project

Dissemination & Communication Final Report

Final Report on the Dissemination & Communication activities developed in the project

Report on the WEB portal

Report on the organization and the use of the WEB portal of the project.

Analysis of the thermal energy recovery from the DEMO: second part

Document about the analysis of the thermal energy recovery from the DEMO in the long run of operation

Installation of the SOFC system in the DEMO

Document about the activities performed for the installation of the SOFC modules in the DEMO.

Site preparation for the installation of the DEMO

Document about the activities performed for the preparation of the site for the installation of the DEMO.

Analysis of the emissions from the DEMO: second part

Document about the analysis of the emissions from the DEMO in the long run of operation

Installation of the control system (hardware + software) of the complete DEMO (both electrical and thermal sections)

Document about the activities performed for the installation of the control system (hardware + software) of the complete DEMO (both electrical and thermal sections)

Analysis of the emissions from the DEMO: first part

Document about the first analysis of the emissions from the DEMO, in the first period of operation

Analysis of the electric energy generation in the DEMO: second part

Document about the analysis of the electric energy generation of the DEMO in the long period

Analysis of the thermal energy recovery from the DEMO: first part

Document about the first analysis of the thermal energy recovery from the DEMO in the first period of operation

Connection of the SOFC system to the DEMO (fuel supply, electrical connection, thermal recovery)

Document about the activities performed for the integration of the SOFC modules in the complete plant (fuel supply, electrical connection, thermal recovery)

Analysis of the electric energy generation in the DEMO: first part

Document about the first analysis of the electric energy generation in the DEMO in the first period of operation

Publications

Results from an industrial size biogas-fed SOFC plant (the DEMOSOFC project)

Author(s): Marta Gandiglio, Andrea Lanzini, Massimo Santarelli, Marco Acri, Tuomas Hakala, Markus Rautanen
Published in: International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Issue 45/8, 2020, Page(s) 5449-5464, ISSN 0360-3199
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2019.08.022

A bottom-up appraisal of the technically installable capacity of biogas-based solid oxide fuel cells for self power generation in wastewater treatment plants

Author(s): Sonja Sechi, Sara Giarola, Andrea Lanzini, Marta Gandiglio, Massimo Santarelli, Gbemi Oluleye, Adam Hawkes
Published in: Journal of Environmental Management, Issue 279, 2021, Page(s) 111753, ISSN 0301-4797
DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2020.111753

Efficiency analysis of 50 kWe SOFC systems fueled with biogas from waste water

Author(s): Jari Kiviaho; Marta Gandiglio; Tuomas Hakala; Hendrik Langnickel; Massimo Santarelli; Marco Acri; Markus Rautanen
Published in: Journal of Power Sources Advances, Issue 1, 2020, ISSN 2666-2485
DOI: 10.1016/j.powera.2020.100009

Life Cycle Assessment of a Biogas-Fed Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) Integrated in a Wastewater Treatment Plant

Author(s): Marta Gandiglio, Fabrizio De Sario, Andrea Lanzini, Silvia Bobba, Massimo Santarelli, Gian Andrea Blengini
Published in: Energies, Issue 12/9, 2019, Page(s) 1611, ISSN 1996-1073
DOI: 10.3390/en12091611

Enhancing the Energy Efficiency of Wastewater Treatment Plants through Co-digestion and Fuel Cell Systems

Author(s): Marta Gandiglio, Andrea Lanzini, Alicia Soto, Pierluigi Leone, Massimo Santarelli
Published in: Frontiers in Environmental Science, Issue 5, 2017, ISSN 2296-665X
DOI: 10.3389/fenvs.2017.00070

Natural Gas Trace Compounds Analysis with Innovative Systems: PTR-ToF-MS and FASTGC

Author(s): Davide Papurello, Silvia Silvestri, Luca Tomasi, Ilaria Belcari, Franco Biasioli, Massimo Santarelli
Published in: Energy Procedia, Issue 101, 2016, Page(s) 536-541, ISSN 1876-6102
DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2016.11.068

Biowaste for SOFCs

Author(s): Davide Papurello, Silvia Silvestri, Luca Tomasi, Ilaria Belcari, Franco Biasioli, Massimo Santarelli
Published in: Energy Procedia, Issue 101, 2016, Page(s) 424-431, ISSN 1876-6102
DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2016.11.054

Evaluation of the Wheeler-Jonas parameters for biogas trace compounds removal with activated carbons

Author(s): Davide Papurello, Luca Tomasi, Silvia Silvestri, Massimo Santarelli
Published in: Fuel Processing Technology, Issue 152, 2016, Page(s) 93-101, ISSN 0378-3820
DOI: 10.1016/j.fuproc.2016.06.006

Biogas trace compound removal with ashes using proton transfer reaction time-of-flight mass spectrometry as innovative detection tool

Author(s): Davide Papurello, Luca Tomasi, Silvia Silvestri, Ilaria Belcari, Massimo Santarelli, Federico Smeacetto, Franco Biasioli
Published in: Fuel Processing Technology, Issue 145, 2016, Page(s) 62-75, ISSN 0378-3820
DOI: 10.1016/j.fuproc.2016.01.028

A comparative study of two SOFC based cogeneration systems fed by municipal solid waste by means of either the gasifier or digester

Author(s): Mortaza Yari, Ali Saberi Mehr, Seyed Mohammad Seyed Mahmoudi, Massimo Santarelli
Published in: Energy, Issue 114, 2016, Page(s) 586-602, ISSN 0360-5442
DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2016.08.035

Sulfur poisoning in Ni-anode solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs): Deactivation in single cells and a stack

Author(s): Davide Papurello, Andrea Lanzini, Sonia Fiorilli, Federico Smeacetto, Rahul Singh, Massimo Santarelli
Published in: Chemical Engineering Journal, Issue 283, 2016, Page(s) 1224-1233, ISSN 1385-8947
DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2015.08.091

Limiting factors for planar solid oxide fuel cells under different trace compound concentrations

Author(s): Davide Papurello, Andrea Lanzini, Davide Drago, Pierluigi Leone, Massimo Santarelli
Published in: Energy, Issue 95, 2016, Page(s) 67-78, ISSN 0360-5442
DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2015.11.070

Techno-economic assessment of biogas-fed CHP hybrid systems in a real wastewater treatment plant

Author(s): M. MosayebNezhad, A.S. Mehr, M. Gandiglio, A. Lanzini, M. Santarelli
Published in: Applied Thermal Engineering, Issue 129, 2018, Page(s) 1263-1280, ISSN 1359-4311
DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2017.10.115

Techno-economic assessment of biogas-fed solid oxide fuel cell combined heat and power system at industrial scale

Author(s): Sara Giarola, Ornella Forte, Andrea Lanzini, Marta Gandiglio, Massimo Santarelli, Adam Hawkes
Published in: Applied Energy, Issue 211, 2018, Page(s) 689-704, ISSN 0306-2619
DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.11.029

Solar-assisted integrated biogas solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) installation in wastewater treatment plant: Energy and economic analysis

Author(s): A.S. Mehr, M. Gandiglio, M. MosayebNezhad, A. Lanzini, S.M.S. Mahmoudi, M. Yari, M. Santarelli
Published in: Applied Energy, Issue 191, 2017, Page(s) 620-638, ISSN 0306-2619
DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.01.070

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of biogas-fed Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) plant

Author(s): E. Rillo, M. Gandiglio, A. Lanzini, S. Bobba, M. Santarelli, G. Blengini
Published in: Energy, Issue 126, 2017, Page(s) 585-602, ISSN 0360-5442
DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2017.03.041

Dynamic model with experimental validation of a biogas-fed SOFC plant

Author(s): G. D'Andrea, M. Gandiglio, A. Lanzini, M. Santarelli
Published in: Energy Conversion and Management, Issue 135, 2017, Page(s) 21-34, ISSN 0196-8904
DOI: 10.1016/j.enconman.2016.12.063

Dealing with fuel contaminants in biogas-fed solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) and molten carbonate fuel cell (MCFC) plants: Degradation of catalytic and electro-catalytic active surfaces and related gas purification methods

Author(s): Andrea Lanzini, Hossein Madi, Vitaliano Chiodo, Davide Papurello, Susanna Maisano, Massimo Santarelli, Jan Van herle
Published in: Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, Issue 61, 2017, Page(s) 150-188, ISSN 0360-1285
DOI: 10.1016/j.pecs.2017.04.002

Carbon recovery and re-utilization (CRR) from the exhaust of a solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC): Analysis through a proof-of-concept

Author(s): M. Santarelli, L. Briesemeister, M. Gandiglio, S. Herrmann, P. Kuczynski, J. Kupecki, A. Lanzini, F. Llovell, D. Papurello, H. Spliethoff, B. Swiatkowski, J. Torres-Sanglas, L.F. Vega
Published in: Journal of CO2 Utilization, Issue 18, 2017, Page(s) 206-221, ISSN 2212-9820
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcou.2017.01.014

Reporting Degradation from Different Fuel Contaminants in Ni-anode SOFCs

Author(s): A. Lanzini, D. Ferrero, D. Papurello, M. Santarelli
Published in: Fuel Cells, Issue 17/4, 2017, Page(s) 423-433, ISSN 1615-6846
DOI: 10.1002/fuce.201600184

The effect of heavy tars (toluene and naphthalene) on the electrochemical performance of an anode-supported SOFC running on bio-syngas

Author(s): Davide Papurello, Andrea Lanzini, Pierluigi Leone, Massimo Santarelli
Published in: Renewable Energy, Issue 99, 2016, Page(s) 747-753, ISSN 0960-1481
DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2016.07.029

Solar-assisted integrated biogas solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) installation in wastewater treatment plant: Energy and economic analysis

Author(s): A.S. Mehr, M. Gandiglio, M. MosayebNezhad, A. Lanzini, S.M.S. Mahmoudi, M. Yari, M. Santarelli
Published in: Applied Energy, Issue 191, 2017, Page(s) 620-638, ISSN 0306-2619
DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.01.070

Pathways to commercialisation of biogas fuelled solid oxide fuel cells in European wastewater treatment plants

Author(s): Gbemi Oluleye, Marta Gandiglio, Massimo Santarelli, Adam Hawkes
Published in: Applied Energy, Issue 282, 2021, Page(s) 116127, ISSN 0306-2619
DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.116127