publication . Report . 2017

A review of thermo-chemical conversion of biomass into biofuels-focusing on gas cleaning and up-grading process steps

Brandin, Jan; Hulteberg, Christian; Kusar, Henrik;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: Stockholm
Abstract
It is not easy to replace fossil-based fuels in the transport sector, however, an appealing solution is to use biomass and waste for the production of renewable alternatives. Thermochemical conversion of biomass for production of synthetic transport fuels by the use of gasification is a promising way to meet these goals. One of the key challenges in using gasification systems with biomass and waste as feedstock is the upgrading of the raw gas produced in the gasifier. These materials replacing oil and coal contain large amounts of demanding impurities, such as alkali, inorganic compounds, sulphur and chlorine compounds. Therefore, as for all multi-step processes...
Subjects
free text keywords: gas cleaning, up-grading, thermo-chemical, biomass, gasification, biofuel, Chemical Process Engineering, Kemiska processer
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