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Black Liquor to Fuel by Efficient HydroThermal Application integrated to Pulp Mill

Project description

New process for biofuels from black liquor

EU plans for a low-carbon economy require advanced biofuels for aviation and shipping. The EU-funded BL2F project proposes the pioneering integrated hydrothermal liquefaction process at pulp mills to produce drop-in biofuels for aviation and shipping from black liquor. Black liquor is a by-product of the chemical pulping industry that is used as biofuel feedstock, providing 83 % reduction in CO2 emissions compared to fossil fuels and a very competitive production cost per litre. The project proposes three innovations: allowing direct upgrading of HTL-oil by combining salt separation with the HTL reactor; reforming the aqueous phase to hydrogen, decreasing the need for external fossil hydrogen in integrated hydrothermal hydrodeoxygenation; and integrating the process into the pulp mill, leading to treatment cost reductions.

Call for proposal

H2020-LC-SC3-2019-NZE-RES-CC
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Coordinator

TAMPEREEN KORKEAKOULUSAATIO SR
Address
Kalevantie 4
33100 Tampere
Finland
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 860 750

Participants (11)

BRUNEL UNIVERSITY LONDON
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 291 843,75
Address
Kingston Lane
UB8 3PH Uxbridge
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FUER TECHNOLOGIE
Germany
EU contribution
€ 334 500
Address
Kaiserstrasse 12
76131 Karlsruhe
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
SINTEF AS
Norway
EU contribution
€ 215 625
Address
Strindvegen 4
7034 Trondheim
Activity type
Research Organisations
SINTEF ENERGI AS
Norway
EU contribution
€ 650 625
Address
Sem Saelandsveg 11
7465 Trondheim
Activity type
Research Organisations
PAUL SCHERRER INSTITUT
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 771 048,75
Address
Forschungstrasse 111
5232 Villigen Psi
Activity type
Research Organisations
TEKNOLOGIAN TUTKIMUSKESKUS VTT OY
Finland
EU contribution
€ 762 431,25
Address
Tekniikantie 21
02150 Espoo
Activity type
Research Organisations
THE NAVIGATOR COMPANY SA
Portugal
EU contribution
€ 150 800
Address
Penisula Da Mitrena Sado
2910 738 Setubal Sado
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
VALMET TECHNOLOGIES OY
Finland
EU contribution
€ 152 500
Address
Keilasatama 5
02150 Espoo
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
NESTE OYJ
Finland
EU contribution
€ 151 250
Address
Keilaranta 21
02150 Espoo
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
RANIDO, S.R.O.
Czechia
EU contribution
€ 292 500
Address
Thakurova 531/4
160 00 Praha
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
LGI SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION
France
EU contribution
€ 365 750
Address
6 Cite De L'ameublement
75011 Paris
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)