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Toni Pikkarainen

20062019
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Research Output 2006 2019

2019

Robust decision making analysis of BECCS (bio-CLC)in a district heating and cooling grid

Lindroos, T. J., Rydén, M., Langørgen, Ø., Pursiheimo, E. & Pikkarainen, T., 2019, In : Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments. 34, p. 157-172 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Carbon capture
District heating
Decision making
Cooling
Biomass
2018

Bio-CLC Pilot Scale Experiments Combined with CFD Simulations: How To Improve the Performance by Better Design?

Peltola, J., Pikkarainen, T. & Niemi, T., 2018, 5th International Conference on Chemical Looping. 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsProfessional

Oxygen
Computer simulation
Biomass
Experiments
Wood

Flexible bio-CLC with CO2 storage and utilization

Thomasson, T., Kärki, J., Pikkarainen, T. & Tsupari, E., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference PosterScientific

Techno-economic evaluation of bio-CLC: Assessing the Nordic policy situation

Thomasson, T., Kärki, J., Pikkarainen, T., Tsupari, E. & Flach, T., 2018, (Accepted/In press) 14th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, GHGT-14.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Cogeneration plants
Carbon capture
Biomass
District heating
Economics
2017

Achieving negative emissions with the most promising business case for bio-CCS in power and CHP production

Kärki, J., Tsupari, E., Thomasson, T., Arasto, A., Pikkarainen, T., Tähtinen, M., Sormunen, R. & Korpinen, T., 1 Jan 2017, In : Energy Procedia. 114, p. 5994-6002 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle in a proceedings journalScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Industry
Gas emissions
Greenhouse gases
Power plants
Biomass
2 Citations (Scopus)

Bench-scale and modelling study of the effect of H2O on sulphur capture by limestone in conditions of fluidized-bed air combustion and oxycombustion

Rahiala, S., Ritvanen, J., Hyppänen, T. & Pikkarainen, T., 2017, In : Fuel. 196, p. 233-240 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Calcium Carbonate
Limestone
Sulfur
Fluidized beds
Air
4 Citations (Scopus)

Chemical looping combustion of solid biomass: Performance of ilmenite and braunite as oxygen carrier materials

Pikkarainen, T. & Hiltunen, I., 1 Jun 2017, 25th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, EUBCE 2017. p. 1837-1844

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientific

Ilmenite
ilmenite
combustion
Biomass
oxygen
Open Access
Fluidized beds
Solar energy
Power plants
Hybrid systems
Boilers
2 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling and dynamic simulation of the 2nd generation oxy fired power plant - oxidant fan failure case

Mikkonen, H., Lappalainen, J., Pikkarainen, T. & Kuivalainen, R., 2017, In : Energy Procedia. 114, p. 561-572 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Oxidants
Fans
Boilers
Power plants
Computer simulation
2016

Development of chemical looping combustion technology for bio-CCS application

Sebastian, T., Pikkarainen, T., Tsupari, E., Hiltunen, I., Karki, J. & Arasto, A., 2016, CO2 Summit II: Technologies and Oppertunities. Krutka, H. & Zu, F. (eds.).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference abstract in proceedingsProfessional

Carbon capture
Biomass
Fluidized beds
Oxygen
Air

Piloting of bio-CLC for BECCS

Pikkarainen, T., Hiltunen, I. & Teir, S., 2016. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference articleScientificpeer-review

Biomass
Fluidized beds
Fluidized bed process
Air
Flue gases
2013
7 Citations (Scopus)

Bench-scale and modeling study of sulfur capture by limestone in typical CO2 concentrations and temperatures of fluidized-bed air and oxy-fuel combustion

Rahiala, S., Hyppänen, T. & Pikkarainen, T., 2013, In : Energy & Fuels. 27, 12, p. 7664-7672 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Calcium Carbonate
Limestone
Sulfur
Fluidized beds
Desulfurization

CCSP Carbon Capture and Storage Program: Mid-term report 2011-2013

Teir, S. (ed.), Kujanpää, L. (ed.), Suomalainen, M. (ed.), Kankkunen, K. (ed.), Kojo, M. (ed.), Kärki, J. (ed.), Sonck, M. (ed.), Zevenhoven, R. (ed.), Eloneva, S. (ed.), Myöhänen, K. (ed.), Tähtinen, M. (ed.), Laukkanen, T. (ed.), Jakobsson, K. (ed.), Tsupari, E. (ed.), Pikkarainen, T. (ed.), Vepsäläinen, J. (ed.), Turpeinen, E. (ed.), Keiski, R. (ed.) & Sormunen, R. (ed.), 2013, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 82 p. (VTT Technology; No. 125).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
Carbon capture
Demonstrations
Cogeneration plants
2012

Development of new CLC concepts at VTT

Tähtinen, M., Pikkarainen, T., Kauranen, P., Lagerblom, J. & Arasto, A., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference PosterScientific

Fluidized bed combustion
Flow of solids
Scaling laws
Fluidization
Seals
2011
19 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental and Modeling Study of Sulfur Capture by Limestone in Selected Conditions of Air-Fired and Oxy-fuel Circulating Fluidized-Bed Boilers

Takkinen, S., Hyppänen, T., Saastamoinen, J. & Pikkarainen, T., 2011, In : Energy & Fuels. 25, 7, p. 2968-2979

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Calcium Carbonate
Limestone
Sulfur
Fluidized beds
Boilers

Hiilidioksidin talteenotto ja varastointi (CCS): Teknologiakatsaus

Translated title of the contribution: Carbon capture and storage (CCS) : Technology review Teir, S., Pikkarainen, T., Kujanpää, L., Tsupari, E., Kärki, J., Arasto, A. & Aatos, S., 2011, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 103 p. (VTT Working Papers; No. 161).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
storage technology
carbon

Small pilot scale CFB experiments under air- and oxygen-firing conditions

Tourunen, A., Leino, T., Pikkarainen, T., Nevalainen, H. & Kuivalainen, R., 2011. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference articleScientific

Open Access

Study of limestone behaviour in fluidised bed at air and oxygen combustion conditions

Pikkarainen, T., Takkinen, S. & Kettunen, A., 2011, The 6th Trondheim CCS Conference, TCCS-6.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientific

Open Access
2010

Characteristics of various new oxygen carriers for CLC

Lagerbom, J., Kanerva, U., Pikkarainen, T., Saastamoinen, J., Moilanen, A., Koskinen, P. & Kauranen, P., 2010, Les Rencontres Scientifiques de l'IFP - 1st International Conference on Chemical Looping: Proceedings. Lyon, 17 - 19 March 2010.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientific

Nickel
Particle size
Aluminum Oxide
Oxygen
Iron

Hiilidioksidi talteen CCS:llä

Teir, S., Arasto, A., Pikkarainen, T., Koljonen, T., Kärki, J., Tsupari, E., Tourunen, A., Aatos, S. & Nieminen, M., 2010, In : BioEnergia. 3, p. 24-25 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

2009

Hiilidioksidin talteenotto ja varastointi (CCS)

Teir, S., Tsupari, E., Koljonen, T., Pikkarainen, T., Kujanpää, L., Arasto, A., Tourunen, A., Kärki, J., Nieminen, M. & Aatos, S., 2009, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 61 p. (VTT Tiedotteita - Research Notes; No. 2503).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
55 Citations (Scopus)

Near zero CO2 emissions in coal firing with oxy-fuel circulating fluidized bed boiler

Myöhänen, K., Hyppänen, T., Pikkarainen, T., Eriksson, T. & Hotta, A., 2009, In : Chemical Engineering and Technology. 32, 3, p. 355-363 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Coal
Flue gases
Fluidized beds
Boilers
Fluidized bed furnaces
2008
23 Citations (Scopus)

Model of fragmentation of limestone particles during thermal shock and calcination in fluidised beds

Saastamoinen, J., Pikkarainen, T., Tourunen, A., Räsänen, M. & Jäntti, T., 2008, In : Powder Technology. 187, 3, p. 244 - 251 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Calcium Carbonate
Thermal shock
Limestone
Calcination
Particle size analysis
2007
1 Citation (Scopus)

Oxyfuel concept development

Pikkarainen, T., Tourunen, A. & Hämäläinen, J., 2007, BALTICA VII - Life Management and Maintenance for Power Plants. Vol. 1. Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, p. 224-234 (VTT Symposium; No. 246).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientific

Open Access
Oxygen
Power plants
Demonstrations
Carbon capture
Combustors
2006

Dynamic reactivity and comminution behaviour of particles in CFBC

Saastamoinen, J., Tourunen, A., Häsä, H., Pitsinki, J., Hämäläinen, J., Hyppänen, T., Loschkin, M. & Pikkarainen, T., 2006, In : Far East Journal of Applied Mathematics. 23, 1, p. 41-71 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Fluidized bed combustion
Comminution
Ashes
Particle size analysis
Population dynamics