"Torrefaction can be the key in enabling the use of remote resources of low–cost biomass resources." - Jaap Koppejan, Procede -



scientific publications

Here you can find the link to all papers or books which have been published within the SECTOR project.


Jan Hari Arti Khalsa, Diana Leistner, Nadja Weller, Leilani I. Darvell, Ben Dooley (2016) "Torrefied Biomass Pellets—Comparing Grindability in Different Laboratory Mills" published in Energies



Daniela Thrän, Janet Witt, Kay Schaubach, Jaap Kiel, Michiel Carbo, Jörg Maier, Collins Ndibe, Jaap Koppejan, Eija Alakangas, Stefan Majer, Fabian Schipfer (2016) “Moving torrefaction towards market introduction – Technical improvements and economic-environmental assessment along the overall torrefaction supply chain through the SECTOR Project.” published in Biomass and Bioenergy



Ndibe C., Maier J., Scheffknecht G. (2015) "Combustion, cofiring and emissions characteristics of torrefied biomass in a drop tube reactor." published in Biomass and Bioenergy



Collins Ndibe, Simon Grathwohl, Manoj Paneru, Jörg Maier (2015) "Emissions reduction and deposits characteristics during cofiring of high shares of torrefied biomass in a 500kW pulverized coal furnace." published in Fuel (10th ECCRIA Special Issue)

doi: 10.1016/j.fuel.2015.04.017


Meyer Markus,  Chand, T., Priess J.A. (2015) "Comparing bioenergy production sites in the southeastern US regarding ecosystem service supply and demand." published in PLOS One

doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0116336


Fagernäs L., Kuoppala E., Arpiainen V. (2015) "Composition, utilization and economic assessment of torrefaction condensates" published in Energy & Fuels

doi: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.5b00004


Järvinen T., Agar D. (2014) "Experimentally determined storage and handling properties of fuel pellets made from torrefied whole-tree pine chips, logging residues and beech stem Wood." published in Fuel

doi: 10.1016/j.fuel.2014.03.057


Magnus Rodolfsson, Wolfgang Stelte, Torbjörn A. Lestander (2014) "Process optimization of combined biomass torrefaction and pelletization for fuel pellet production - A parametric study." published in Applied Energy



Lestander T. A., Rudolfsson M., Pommer L., Nordin A. (2014) "NIR provides excellent predictions of properties of biocoal from torrefaction and pyrolysis of biomass." published in Green Chemistry

doi: 10.1039/c3gc42479k


Meyer M. and Priess J.A. (2014) "Indicators of bioenergy-related certification schemes - An analysis of the quality and comprehensiveness for assessing local/regional environmental Impacts." published in Biomass and Bioenergy



Kajsa Werner, Linda Pommer, Markus Broström (2014) "Thermal decomposition of hemicelluloses." published in Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis



Fredrik Weiland, Martin Nordwaeger, Ingemar Olofsson, Henrik Wiinikka and Anders Nordin (2014) "Entrained flow gasification of torrefied wood residues." published in Fuel Processing Technology



Martin Svanberg, Ingemar Olofsson, Jonas Flodén, Anders Nordin (2013) "Analysing biomass torrefaction supply chain costs." published in Bioresource Technology



Anders Nordin, Linda Pommer, Martin Nordwaeger, Ingemar Olofsson (2013) "Conversion of biomass through torrefaction." Chapter 7 of book "Technologies for converting biomass to useful energy: Combustion, gasification, pyrolysis, torrefaction and fermentation."

→ ISBN-10: 0415620880

→ ISBN-13: 978-0415620888 


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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.