Tag: IDEALFUEL

EU-funded research project to develop new production methods for sustainable marine fuels

EU-funded research project to develop new production methods for sustainable marine fuels

June 29, 2020 |

In Germany, in an EU-funded research project, an international consortium aims to develop new production methods for sustainable marine fuels to replace heavy fuel oils in shipping. The use of heavy fuel oils (HFOs) contributes to global warming due to the fossil origin of these fuels and, moreover, generating non-negligible emissions of pollutants such as […]

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TU/e-led consortium IDEALFUEL seeks to produce wood-based marine fuels

TU/e-led consortium IDEALFUEL seeks to produce wood-based marine fuels

May 11, 2020 |

In the Netherlands, many ships use heavy fuel oils that contain large amounts of sulphur and nitrogen leading to the emission of greenhouse gases and other damaging substances. The TU/e-led consortium IDEALFUEL seeks to address this issue by developing new, efficient and low-cost methods to produce low-sulphur heavy fuel oils from wood-based non-food biomass. The […]

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