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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    Sippula, O., Huttunen, K., Hokkinen, J., Kärki, S., Suhonen, H., Kajolinna, T., Kortelainen, M., Karhunen, T., Jalava, P., Uski, O., Yli-Pirilä, P., Hirvonen, M. R., & Jokiniemi, J. (2019). Emissions from a fast-pyrolysis bio-oil fired boiler: Comparison of health-related characteristics of emissions from bio-oil, fossil oil and wood. Environmental Pollution, 248, 888-897. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2019.02.086