"Setting the standard for a new commodity: torrefied biomass."

- Martin Englisch, OFI -



News and updates on torrefaction

After the SECTOR Project has successfully ended on 31 December 2015, we are still following up on torrefaction. Here you can find the latest news from the former SECTOR consortium:

Magnus Rudolfsson, Eleonora Borén, Linda Pommer, Anders Nordin, Torbjörn A. Lestander "Combined effects of torrefaction and pelletization parameters on the quality of pellets produced from torrefied biomass" (2017), In: Applied Energy, Volume 191, Pages 414–424

Rudolfsson, Magnus (2016) "Characterization and Densification of Carbonized Lignocellulosic Biomass" (Doctoral Thesis), ISBN 978-91-576-8624-4

Schulze J, Frank K, Priess JA, Meyer MA (2016) "Assessing Regional-Scale Impacts of Short Rotation Coppices on Ecosystem Services by Modeling Land-Use Decisions" PLoS ONE 11(4): e0153862. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0153862  

Markus A Meyer et al 2016 "Making environmental assessments of biomass production systems comparable worldwide" Environ. Res. Lett. 11 034005

Successful co-firing of Blackwood’s advanced biomass pellets in Helen Oy’s Salmisaari power plant in Helsinki, Finland (June 2016 / Language: English)

Mustat pelleti - Polttokokeet Hanasaaren voimalaitoksella (in Bioenergia Journal 3/2016 pp. 28-29 / Language: Finish)




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This project has received funding from the European Union´s Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No. 282826.