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Hydrothermal liquefaction: Enhanced performance and feedstock flexibility for efficient biofuel production

Deliverables

D4.7: Final report on nutrient mapping and recovery

Providing a complete mapping of nutrient flows throughout the HTL value chain and concluding on the most appropriate point of extraction/recovery. Elemental mass balances of most important nutrients (N, P and K).

D2.5: Final report on optimised bio-crude production campaign

Consolidated data and conclusions on optimal feedstock and operating conditions.

D5.8 Report on holistic technology assessment

Presentation of the results of the techno-economic, environmental and social assessment of HyFlexFuel technology in comparison with other competing renewable production pathways towards liquid fuels.

D 1.3 Report on regional feedstock potentials and preference regions for HTL projects

Results of the assessment of regional biomass potentials for selected countries and description of preference regions for HTL projects.

D3.5 Final report on production, characterization and testing of finished fuels and fuel blends

Consolidated data and conclusions on upgrading, final product properties and test in end-use applications

D3.4 Final report on bio-crude upgrading (parametric screening and continuous operation)

Consolidated data and conclusions, recommendations, optimal conditions and transferability

D4.6: Final report on catalytic hydrothermal gasification of HTL process waters

Report on the potential of cHTG to clean HTL waters in the overall HTL chain. Mass balance. Carbon gasification efficiency, carbon and nitrogen balances. Performance of the salt separation and recovery. Activity of the Ru/C catalyst over time. Quality of the cHTG process water. Report on the potential of AD to clean different HTL waters in the overall HTL chain. Biogas yields. Mass balance.

D1.5: Final report on feedstock analysis and characteristics

Results from chemical characterisation of feedstocks considering different biomass fractions, regions and seasonal differences.

D5.5 Report on techno-economic and environmental assessment

Description of potential techno-economic and environmental performance of the HyFlexFuel production technology.

D7.2 HyFlexFuel public website

Create and maintain a public web site providing details and results of the project.

D7.5 HyFlexFuel summer school and training event

Open 3-4 day event with key-note talks from renowned PIs addressing advanced master and PhD students.

D7.6 Final HyFlexFuel Public Workshop and Community Experts Meeting

Final project event to present final results and assess pathway for future exploitation and further development with the project community and external experts.

D7.4 1st HyFlexFuel Public Workshop and Community Experts Meeting

Project mid-term event to present and collect feedback on interim results.

Publications

An In-Depth Process Model for Fuel Production via Hydrothermal Liquefaction and Catalytic Hydrotreating

Author(s): Leonard Moser, Christina Penke, Valentin Batteiger
Published in: Processes, 9/7, 2021, Page(s) 1172, ISSN 2227-9717
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/pr9071172

Combined Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Polyurethane and Lignocellulosic Biomass for Improved Carbon Recovery

Author(s): Juliano Souza dos Passos, Stefano Chiaberge, Patrick Biller
Published in: Energy & Fuels, 35/13, 2021, Page(s) 10630-10640, ISSN 0887-0624
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.1c01520

Co-processing of Hydrothermal Liquefaction Sewage Sludge Biocrude with a Fossil Crude Oil by Codistillation: A Detailed Characterization Study by FTICR Mass Spectrometry

Author(s): Stefano Chiaberge, Andrea Siviero, Cinzia Passerini, Silvia Pavoni, Daniele Bianchi, Muhammad Salman Haider, Daniele Castello
Published in: Energy & Fuels, 35/17, 2021, Page(s) 13830-13839, ISSN 0887-0624
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.1c01673

Screening of common synthetic polymers for depolymerization by subcritical hydrothermal liquefaction

Author(s): Juliano Souza dos Passos, Marianne Glasius, Patrick Biller
Published in: Process Safety and Environmental Protection, Volume 139, July 2020, Pages 371-379, 2020, ISSN 0002-7863
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1016/j.psep.2020.04.040

Two-stage catalytic hydrotreatment of highly nitrogenous biocrude from continuous hydrothermal liquefaction: A rational design of the stabilization stage

Author(s): Muhammad Salman Haider, Daniele Castello, Lasse Aistrup Rosendahl
Published in: Biomass and Bioenergy, 139, 2020, Page(s) 105658, ISSN 0961-9534
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.biombioe.2020.105658

Valorization of Byproducts from Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Sewage Sludge and Manure: the Development of a Struvite-Producing Unit for Nutrient Recovery

Author(s): Ekaterina Ovsyannikova, Andrea Kruse, Gero C. Becker
Published in: Energy & Fuels, 35/11, 2021, Page(s) 9408-9423, ISSN 0887-0624
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.1c00561

Hydrothermal liquefaction of sewage sludge; energy considerations and fate of micropollutants during pilot scale processing

Author(s): Lars Bjørn Silva Thomsen, Pedro N. Carvalho, Juliano Souza dos Passos, Konstantinos Anastasakis, Kai Bester, Patrick Biller
Published in: Water Research, 183, 2020, Page(s) 116101, ISSN 0043-1354
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2020.116101

Hydrothermal Co-Liquefaction of Synthetic Polymers and Miscanthus giganteus : Synergistic and Antagonistic Effects

Author(s): Juliano Souza dos Passos, Marianne Glasius, Patrick Biller
Published in: ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 8/51, 2020, Page(s) 19051-19061, ISSN 2168-0485
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c07317

Continuous Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Biomass in a Novel Pilot Plant with Heat Recovery and Hydraulic Oscillation

Author(s): Konstantinos Anastasakis, Patrick Biller, René Madsen, Marianne Glasius, Ib Johannsen
Published in: Energies, 11/10, 2018, Page(s) 2695, ISSN 1996-1073
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
DOI: 10.3390/en11102695

Rapid Determination of Water, Total Acid Number, and Phenolic Content in Bio-Crude from Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Biomass using FT-IR

Author(s): René B. Madsen, Konstantinos Anastasakis, Patrick Biller, Marianne Glasius
Published in: Energy & Fuels, 32/7, 2018, Page(s) 7660-7669, ISSN 0887-0624
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.8b01208

Catalytic Hydrotreatment of Microalgae Biocrude from Continuous Hydrothermal Liquefaction: Heteroatom Removal and Their Distribution in Distillation Cuts

Author(s): Muhammad Haider, Daniele Castello, Karol Michalski, Thomas Pedersen, Lasse Rosendahl
Published in: Energies, 11/12, 2018, Page(s) 3360, ISSN 1996-1073
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
DOI: 10.3390/en11123360

Catalytic upgrading of hydrothermal liquefaction biocrudes: Different challenges for different feedstocks

Author(s): Daniele Castello, Muhammad Salman Haider, Lasse Aistrup Rosendahl
Published in: Renewable Energy, 141, 2019, Page(s) 420-430, ISSN 0960-1481
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2019.04.003

How Do Hydrothermal Liquefaction Conditions and Feedstock Type Influence Product Distribution and Elemental Composition?

Author(s): René B. Madsen, Marianne Glasius
Published in: Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 58/37, 2019, Page(s) 17583-17600, ISSN 0888-5885
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.9b02337

Feedstock-Dependent Phosphate Recovery in a Pilot-Scale Hydrothermal Liquefaction Bio-Crude Production

Author(s): Ekaterina Ovsyannikova, Andrea Kruse, Gero C. Becker
Published in: Energies, 13/2, 2020, Page(s) 379, ISSN 1996-1073
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
DOI: 10.3390/en13020379

Advanced Analytical Study of Process Streams for a Rational Optimization of Hydrothermal Gasification

Author(s): David Baudouin, Daniil Salionov, Frédéric Vogel, and Saša Bjelić
Published in: ACS Eng. Au, 2021, ISSN 1520-5215
Publisher: ACS Journal
DOI: 10.1021/acsengineeringau.1c00010

Modeling of cost optimized process integration of HTL fuel production

Author(s): Christina Penke, Leonard Moser, Valentin Batteiger
Published in: Biomass and Bioenergy, 151, 2021, Page(s) 106123, ISSN 0961-9534
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.biombioe.2021.106123

The Art of Smooth Continuous Hydroprocessing of Biocrudes Obtained from Hydrothermal Liquefaction: Hydrodemetallization and Propensity for Coke Formation

Author(s): Muhammad Salman Haider, Daniele Castello, Lasse Aistrup Rosendahl
Published in: Energy & Fuels, 35/13, 2021, Page(s) 10611-10622, ISSN 0887-0624
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.1c01228

Demineralization of Miscanthus Biocrude Obtained from Catalytic Hydrothermal Liquefaction: Conditioning through Acid Washing

Author(s): Muhammad Salman Haider, Mehmed Akif Isik, Daniele Castello, Thomas Helmer Pedersen, Lasse Aistrup Rosendahl
Published in: Processes, 9/6, 2021, Page(s) 1035, ISSN 2227-9717
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/pr9061035

Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Common Polymers in Presence of Alkaline Catalyst and Lignocellulosic Materials

Author(s): Juliano Souza dos Passos; Patrick Biller
Published in: 2019
Publisher: Aarhus University

Hydrothermal liquefaction of organic waste streams on a continuous pilot scale reactor

Author(s): Patrick Biller, Konstantinos Anastasakis, Aidan Smith, Juliano Souza Dos Passos, Ib Johannsen
Published in: 2019
Publisher: Aarhus University

Quantification of European Biomass Potentials

Author(s): Bellot, Franz-Fabian; Horschig, Thomas; Brosowski, André
Published in: Open Agrar Repositorium, 2021
Publisher: Open Agrar Repositorium
DOI: 10.48480/pc11-xz36

Demetallization and catalytic hydroprocessing of nitrogen-rich hydrothermal liquefaction biocrudes

Author(s): Muhammad S. Haider
Published in: Ph.d.-serien for Det Ingeniør- og Naturvidenskabelige Fakultet, Aalborg Universitet, 2021, ISSN 2446-1636
Publisher: Aalborg Universitet