Irish researchers score grant to develop waste-to-energy technologies

July 11, 2018 |

In Ireland, SFI Research Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy Ireland (MaREI)has secured an additional €4.4 million in funding from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and industry partners under the Sustainable Energy and Fuel Efficiency (SEFE) SFI Spokes Program. The program of work will also include the technical and commercial expertise of ten national and international companies. This four-year collaborative program aims to; identify viable routes to increase the efficient utilization and supply of sustainable energy; and to support Ireland’s ambition to meet National and EU environmental targets.

The Spoke research teams will collaborate in developing technologies capable of converting a wide variety of residues and by-products to homogenous energy carriers and optimizing performance of internal combustion engines using advanced fuels including biofuel blends.

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