Biomass gasification fundamentals to support the development of BTL in forest industry: Publishable final scientific report of Nordsyngas project

Minna Kurkela (Editor)

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Abstract

The Nordic forest industry creates new concepts and provides solutions to mitigate climate challenge. One of the most interesting concepts is the integrated production of pulp and paper products and transportation fuels. The Finnish and Swedish activities are aiming to the same objective increased profitability of pulp and paper industry by using their by-products for producing high-quality renewable fuels. The technical approaches are different. For the technologies the scientific co-operation in the R & D consortium of VTT-ETC-LTU-SINTEF created background know-how through experiments and modelling in NORDSYNGAS project realised between 2010-2014. The objective of the project was to create new scientific knowledge on fluidised-bed and entrained-flow gasification of biomass residues and black liquor in order to support the Nordic industrial development and demonstration projects. In addition, close co-operation between the Finnish, Swedish and Norwegian R&D organisations was organised.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEspoo
PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Number of pages201
ISBN (Electronic)978-951-38-8220-4
Publication statusPublished - 2015
MoE publication typeNot Eligible

Publication series

SeriesVTT Technology
Number210
ISSN2242-1211

Keywords

  • gasification
  • char
  • reactivity
  • modelling
  • slag

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