SIHTI 2: Energy and environmental technology: Yearbook 1993 of the research programme: Project reports

Maija Korhonen (Editor), Kari Saviharju (Editor)

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Abstract

The SIHTI 2 research programme on energy and environmental technology, established by the Finnish Ministry of Trade and Industry, is concentrating on areas of environmental technology that are vital to Finland or in which Finns can engage in pioneering research. The promotion of product development within the environmental technology industry produces solutions for reducing the emissions of the energy sector. It is also a way of boosting Finland's share of the world market for such technology. The objectives of the programme are to cut down harmful emissions, recycle raw materials, reduce the amount of byproducts and wastes and achieve a greater utilization of wastes. In the field of energy this implies a reduction in the use of fossil fuels and changes in both fuel priorities and the structures that characterize the energy field. In addition, an objective is to create basic information about the effects of environmental protection technology for the other research programmes financed by the Ministry of Trade and Industry. The development of internationally comparable research, monitoring and measurement methods creates a basis for wide-ranging international cooperation. The programme, to be carried out in 1993 - 1998, is in part a continuation of the previous SIHTI programme. New areas of research are environmental problems connected with energy in the forest and base metal industries as well as the systematic development of life-cycle analyses. This yearbook 1993 of the programme contains the reports of the research and joint development projects and information about the participating institutions.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEspoo
PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Number of pages264
ISBN (Print)951-38-4095-6
Publication statusPublished - 1994
MoE publication typeC2 Edited books
EventSIHTI 2: Energy and environmental technology: Yearbook 1993 of the research programme. Project reports
- Espoo, Finland
Duration: 1 Jan 19941 Jan 1994

Publication series

SeriesVTT Symposium
Number144
ISSN0357-9387

Keywords

  • energy production
  • costs
  • emissions
  • reduction
  • smoke
  • combustion products
  • purification
  • boilers
  • forest products industry
  • paper industry
  • recovery boilers
  • nitrogen oxides
  • particulates
  • catalysts
  • measurement
  • desulfurization
  • wastes
  • ashes
  • peat production
  • SIHTI 2
  • fuels
  • refuse

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    Korhonen, M., & Saviharju, K. (Eds.) (1994). SIHTI 2: Energy and environmental technology: Yearbook 1993 of the research programme: Project reports. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. VTT Symposium, No. 144