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Pulp and Paper Industry Wastes to Fuel

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.

Call for proposal

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

RIA - Research and Innovation action

Coordinator

COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES
Address
Rue Leblanc 25
75015 Paris 15
France
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 1 007 122,50

Participants (10)

SINTEF AS
Norway
EU contribution
€ 1 007 950
Address
Strindvegen 4
7034 Trondheim
Activity type
Research Organisations
RISE ENERGY TECHNOLOGY CENTER AB
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 640 230
Address
Industrigatan 1
941 28 Pitea
Activity type
Other
ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FEDERALE DE LAUSANNE
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 484 285
Address
Batiment Ce 3316 Station 1
1015 Lausanne
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
IVL SVENSKA MILJOEINSTITUTET AB
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 486 125
Address
Po Box 21060
100 31 Stockholm
Activity type
Research Organisations
INSTITUT POLYTECHNIQUE DE GRENOBLE
France
EU contribution
€ 293 646,25
Address
Avenue Felix Viallet 46
38031 Grenoble Cedex 1
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
SOFRESID ENGINEERING

Participation ended

France
EU contribution
€ 9 632,12
Address
1/7 Avenue San Fernando
78180 Montigny Le Bretonneux
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
FIBRE EXCELLENCE SAINT-GAUDENS SAS
France
EU contribution
€ 225 482,50
Address
Rue Du President Saragat Bp 202
31804 Saint-gaudens
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
TOP INDUSTRIE
France
EU contribution
€ 178 500
Address
79 Rue Hippolyte Marinoni
77000 Vaux Le Penil
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
AK GROUP
France
EU contribution
€ 260 000
Address
41B Rue Dupetit Thouars
49000 Angers
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
SOFSID
France
EU contribution
€ 361 367,88
Address
1 Rue Royale 336 Bureaux De La Colline
92210 Saint Cloud
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)