The BIORECOS Project aims the design and construction of a modular demonstration plant that allows, through pyrolysis, the production of charcoal and / or activated charcoal, as well as the generation of electricity.
In order to achieve this objective, both laboratory and pilot plant tests will be carried out with the different raw materials.
The compatibility between the production of of good quality charcoal and/or activated charcoal, and the generation of a process gas of high-energy content that can be used to generate electrical and thermal energy will be studied.
- To determine the optimal conditions of carbonization-activation of the diverse raw materials with air, CO2 or water vapour.
- To characterize the chemical and porous structure of the charcoal obtained.
- To study the possibility of pelletizing the activated charcoal produced.
- To characterize and clean the gas produced for energy use.
1:Raw materials characterization and pre-treatment.
2: Pyrolysis tests.
3: Production and characterization of charcoal and activated charcoal.
4: Pelletization of activated charcoal.
5: Analysis and treatment of gases.
6: Design, construction and commissioning of the prototype plant.
- Raw materials characterization.
- Pyrolysis process characterization at laboratory and pilot plant level.
- Design, construction and commissioning of a modular demonstration plant for the production of charcoal and/or activated charcoal, as well as for the generation of electrical energy.
Budget: 1.796,840 €
Contribución: 554,700 €
Project Period: 01/01/2006 – 31/12/2007
División Agroalimentación y Procesos
Division of Agrifood and Processes
VALOMASK project aims at the design and development of sustainable management of single use face masks in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak. The initiative arise due to the exponential increase in medical waste generated during the pandemic.
Frontsh1p will contribute to further the green transition in the Polish region of Lódzkie. A region that on the one hand, traditionally heavily relies on coal extraction, and on the other hand, has pioneered circular (bio)economy since the early 2000s. The region has always been in the forefront of innovation and has become one of the leading regions in the field of circular economy.
Reduce GHG emissions from the Bio-Based Industries by developing 5 innovative and integrated technologies based on 3catalytic processes. It will transform waste CO2 from 2 bio-based industries into 5 added-value chemicals: glyoxylic acid, lactic acid, furan dicarboxylic methyl ester…
DELOREAN aims to obtain new raw materials from the treatment of waste generated in a critical sector in the región, the automotive industry. The three wastes investigated (tires, lubricating oils and polypropylene) are generated in high quantities and their polluting nature makes it necessary to develop new ways for their management and use.
BioSFerA aims to develop a cost-effective interdisciplinary technology to produce sustainable aviation and maritime fuels. The overall process, combining thermochemical, biological and thermocatalytic parts is based on the gasification of biomass and other biogenic waste and the 2-stage fermentation of the produced syngas.
The aim of LIFE LANDFILL BIOFUEL is to demonstrate the technical performance of a cost effective solution based on the implementation of new exploitation techniques of the waste cells to enhance the biogas production
The BIOMOTIVE project aims to demonstrate the production of new high-performance biomaterials (thermoplastic polyurethane, foams and fibres) for the automotive sector, with the objective of revolutionising the market.
The ZEOCAT-3D project addresses the conversion of methane, from natural gas and biogas, into aromatic hydrocarbons of high added value and easily transportable
REPLACE aims at developing new methodologies to try to solve a critical environmental problem, the destruction of plastic wastes proceeding from petroleum.
LIFE Biomass C+ aims to demonstrate improvements in climate mitigation strategies through the production of sustainable biofuel.
AQUAMUNDAM pursues an improvement in the sustainable management of the integral water cycle, for this the development and demonstration of both methodologies and a modular information system that facilitates inter-administrative communication and of different agents with competence in the integral management of water is contemplated
REHAP aims to strengthen the European bio-economy industry by creating novel materials from agricultural and forestry waste, and considering how they can be used commercially in the green building sector.
The VALOR-PLUS supports the realisation of sustainable, economically viable closed loop integrated biorefineries through the development of new knowledge, (bio-)technologies and products that enable valorisation of key biorefinery by-products.
The FT BIOREFINERY Project consists in developing a technology that allows obtaining 2nd generation liquid biofuels (synthetic diesel) and electrical energy, through the application of gasification and co-gasification processes, of different types of solid and / or liquid waste ( herbaceous biomass, lignocellulosic, glycerin, etc.)