Emissions from a fast-pyrolysis bio-oil fired boiler: Comparison of health-related characteristics of emissions from bio-oil, fossil oil and wood

Olli Sippula (Corresponding Author), Kati Huttunen, Jouni Hokkinen, Sara Kärki, Heikki Suhonen, Tuula Kajolinna, Miika Kortelainen, Tommi Karhunen, Pasi Jalava, Oskari Uski, Pasi Yli-Pirilä, Maija Riitta Hirvonen, Jorma Jokiniemi

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    Abstract

    Fast-pyrolysis bio-oil combustion generated high particulate mass concentrations but the particles contained less PAH, heavy metals and induced less acute toxicity effects on a cell line, when compared to particle emissions from heavy-fuel oil combustion.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)888-897
    Number of pages10
    JournalEnvironmental Pollution
    Volume248
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2019
    MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

    Keywords

    • Aerosol toxicology
    • Aerosols
    • Ash chemistry
    • Boiler
    • Electrostatic precipitator
    • Fast pyrolysis bio-oil
    • Fine particles
    • Heavy metals
    • NOx
    • PAH
    • Particle emissions
    • Renewable energy

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