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Air Liquide opens second generation biofuels pilot plant in Germany

Air Liquide opens second generation biofuels pilot plant in Germany

March 24, 2015 |

In Germany, conducted in partnership with the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Air Liquide’s bioliq™ pilot plant aims at demonstrating the feasibility of a process to produce high-quality sulfur-free fuel from residual biomass. These “second generation” biofuels are produced using the inedible part of plants. For this project, Air Liquide provided key technologies for the pyrolysis […]

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Residual biomass process proven at KIT’s bioliq pilot plant in Germany

Residual biomass process proven at KIT’s bioliq pilot plant in Germany

December 22, 2014 |

In Germany, the bioliq pilot plant at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) has launched successfully after EUR 64 million in investment. All of the plant’s stages, which produce synthetic fuels from residual biomass, have been successfully connected: flash pyrolysis, high-pressure entrained flow gasification, hot gas cleaning, and synthesis. As the bioliq process is based on […]

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Air Liquide completes second stage of biofuels pilot unit

Air Liquide completes second stage of biofuels pilot unit

March 11, 2013 |

In Germany, Air Liquide has completed the second stage of a biofuels pilot unit at Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, which produces second generation biofuel from straw, wood, and plant matter. The project is a joint effort with the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology (KIT). The process, called bioliq, will enable the transformation of bioliqsynCrude generated from straw into […]

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