Tag: BioDME

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EU OK's $75M Chemrec grant, clears way for BioDME

In Sweden, the European Union approved the SEK 500 million (€55 million, $75 million) R&D grant  towards the industrial scale demonstration biofuels plant based on Chemrec’s gasification technology at the Domsjö Fabriker biorefinery in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden. The plant will produce bioDME using forest harvest residues as energy feedstock. The plant will be based on the Chemrec […]

January 27, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Chemrec opens pilot BioDME plant in Sweden

In Sweden, Chemrec opened it pilot BioDME plant at the Smurfit Kappa paper mill in Piteå, Sweden. This pilot plant is part of the BioDME project where the production of BioDME and its use in heavy trucks is demonstrated. The syngas generation for the plant is based on Chemrecs black liquor gasification technology. The BioDME […]

September 10, 2010 | 0 Comments More

Chemrec readies for debut of 548K gpy advanced biofuels plant in Sweden

In Sweden, the steel towers forming the main process units of the new BioDME-plant were put in place beside Chemrec’s development plant in Piteå. On July 21 the world’s first demonstration plant for the energy-efficient automotive fuel DME, dimethyl ether, will be ready for commissioning and start-up. The demonstration plant will have a capacity of […]

June 11, 2010 | 0 Comments More