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Pulp and Paper Industry Wastes to Fuel

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 818011

Status

Ongoing project

  • Start date

    1 October 2018

  • End date

    30 September 2022

Funded under:

H2020-EU.3.3.3.

  • Overall budget:

    € 4 954 341,25

  • EU contribution

    € 4 954 341,25

Coordinated by:

COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES

France

Objective

The transport sector is dominated by the use of fossil fuels, and alternative fuels represent currently only 5% of fuel consumption in EU. The EU objective for the share of renewable energy in the transport sector is 10% in 2020. To achieve this goal, new advanced biofuels are needed and must be produced from alternative feedstocks. The Pulp&Fuel concept is to develop a simple and robust fuel synthesis process taking advantage of the synergy between super critical water gasification (wet gasification) and fixed bed gasification (dry gasification). For the Pulp&Fuel project, we have chosen to study the integration of the full process on a pulp mill. The developed process will take advantage of low to negative value wet and dry resources on a paper mill to add value to the overall process. The yield of biofuels will be significantly increased to 28 % compared to a classic approach that would only yield 18 %. The Pulp&Fuel final objective is to produce biofuels below 1 €/L without having a negative impact on the existing operations of the pulp mill. To achieve these goals a team of 10 partners, leaders in their field, from 4 EU-member states, will join efforts. To this end, we have defined five ambitious specific objectives: - Improve the efficiency of the dry gasification process from 70 to 80 % - Improve the carbon conversion of the wet gasification process to above 90 % - Improve fuel synthesis to obtain carbon efficiencies above 50 % (state of the art 45%) - Integration of the full process and synergy between dry and wet gasification - Integrated assessments will show that biofuels can be produced below 1 €/L Related work packages, tasks, milestones and risks are considered in order to achieve these objectives. The Pulp&Fuel project addresses the topic “liquid diesel- and gasoline-like biofuels from biogenic residues and wastes through either chemical, biochemical and thermochemical pathways, or a combination of them” of the LC-SC3-RES-21-2018 call.
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Coordinator

COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES

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Rue Leblanc 25
75015 Paris 15

France

Activity type

Research Organisations

EU Contribution

€ 1 007 122,50

Participants (9)

SINTEF AS

Norway

EU Contribution

€ 1 007 950

RISE ENERGY TECHNOLOGY CENTER AB

Sweden

EU Contribution

€ 640 230

ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FEDERALE DE LAUSANNE

Switzerland

EU Contribution

€ 484 285

IVL SVENSKA MILJOEINSTITUTET AB

Sweden

EU Contribution

€ 486 125

INSTITUT POLYTECHNIQUE DE GRENOBLE

France

EU Contribution

€ 293 646,25

SOFRESID ENGINEERING

France

EU Contribution

€ 371 000

FIBRE EXCELLENCE SAINT-GAUDENS SAS

France

EU Contribution

€ 225 482,50

TOP INDUSTRIE

France

EU Contribution

€ 178 500

ABSISKEY

France

EU Contribution

€ 260 000

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 818011

Status

Ongoing project

  • Start date

    1 October 2018

  • End date

    30 September 2022

Funded under:

H2020-EU.3.3.3.

  • Overall budget:

    € 4 954 341,25

  • EU contribution

    € 4 954 341,25

Coordinated by:

COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES

France