The purpose of this project is to reduce harmful emissions from diesel powered vehicles and utilise set-aside farming land, The project concerns the formulation of environmentally adapted diesel fuels in the form of a micro emulsion, where a part of the ordinary fossil diesel fuel is replaced with fuel from renewable resources (e.g. bio-alcohol). These fuels are expected to render lower Knox, carbon, monoxide, hydrocarbons and particulate emissions; induce lubrication properties; and lower the net carbon dioxide charge to the atmosphere. The micro emulsions will be tested with respect too physical and engine performance, which will form the criteria for father evaluation (e.g. eco-, tux- and techno-economical) and thus constitute the milestones in the project. The project will provide the scientific and technological basis for the formulation of diesel-bio fuel micro emulsions for further exploitation by the industrial contractor.
Funding SchemeCSC - Cost-sharing contracts
114 86 Stockholm