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Lowering Costs by Improving Efficiencies in Biomass Fueled Boilers: New Materials and Coatings to Reduce Corrosion

Project description

Reducing corrosion in biomass power plants

As the world moves to alternatives to fossil fuel solutions, the number of power plant boilers combusting biomass is growing. However, a serious problem that biomass plants face is severe corrosion of the boilers. The EU-funded BELENUS project will take a holistic approach to solve this issue. Surface engineering methods will optimise material performance, new welding methods for the coated tubes will improve the quality of boiler components, and an online corrosion monitoring will help evaluate corrosion conditions. The ultimate aim is to enhance biomass conversion efficiency and increase the lifetime of the biomass plant. If successful, the project estimates to lower bioenergy capital and operational expenditures by 5 % and 60 % respectively.

Field of science

  • /engineering and technology/materials engineering/coating and films
  • /engineering and technology/environmental engineering/energy and fuels/electric energy
  • /social sciences/other social sciences/social sciences interdisciplinary/sustainable development
  • /agricultural sciences/agricultural biotechnology/biomass
  • /engineering and technology/electrical engineering, electronic engineering, information engineering/electrical engineering/power engineering/electric power generation/combined heat and power

Call for proposal

H2020-LC-SC3-2018-RES-TwoStages
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Funding Scheme

RIA - Research and Innovation action

Coordinator

UNIVERSIDAD COMPLUTENSE DE MADRID
Address
Avenida De Seneca 2
28040 Madrid
Spain
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 780 450

Participants (14)

CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIONES ENERGETICAS, MEDIOAMBIENTALES Y TECNOLOGICAS-CIEMAT
Spain
EU contribution
€ 400 508,75
Address
Avenida Complutense 40
28040 Madrid
Activity type
Research Organisations
CHALMERS TEKNISKA HOEGSKOLA AB
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 600 450
Address
-
41296 Goeteborg
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET CHEMNITZ

Participation ended

Germany
EU contribution
€ 2 124,64
Address
Strasse Der Nationen 62
09111 Chemnitz
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
DOOSAN BABCOCK LIMITED
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 429 450
Address
Manor Royal Crawley Business Quarter Doosan House
RH10 9AD Crawley
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE TECNICA AEROESPACIAL ESTEBAN TERRADAS
Spain
EU contribution
€ 569 395
Address
Cr Torrejon Ajalvir Km 4 2
28850 Torrejon De Ardoz Madrid
Activity type
Research Organisations
RWE POWER AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
Germany
EU contribution
€ 114 263,75
Address
Rwe Platz 2
45141 Essen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
AKTIEBOLAGET SANDVIK MATERIALSTECHONOLOGY
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 203 500
Address
.
811 81 Sandviken
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Teknologian tutkimuskeskus VTT Oy
Finland
EU contribution
€ 308 686,25
Address
Vuorimiehentie 3
02150 Espoo
Activity type
Research Organisations
VALLOUREC TUBES FRANCE
France
EU contribution
€ 193 750
Address
27 Avenue Du General Leclerc
92100 Boulogne-billancourt
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
UNIPER TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 294 976,25
Address
Compton House 2300 The Crescent, Birmingham Busine
B37 7YE Birmingham
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EIFER EUROPAISCHES INSTITUT FUR ENERGIEFORSCHUNG EDF KIT EWIV
Germany
EU contribution
€ 243 340
Address
Emmy Noether Strasse 11
76131 Karlsruhe
Activity type
Research Organisations
TECNOLOGIA ENGENHARIA E MATERIAIS SA
Portugal
EU contribution
€ 120 250
Address
Parque Industrial De Taveiro 41-42
3045-504 Taveiro Coimbra
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ZABALA INNOVATION CONSULTING, S.A.
Spain
EU contribution
€ 185 000
Address
Paseo Santxiki 3 Bis
31192 Mutilva Alta Navarra
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET MUENCHEN
Germany
EU contribution
€ 545 179,11
Address
Arcisstrasse 21
80333 Muenchen
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments