IDEALFUEL aims to develop an efficient and low-cost chemical pathway to convert lignocellulosic biomass into a Biogenic Heavy Fuel Oil (Bio-HFO) with ultra-low sulphur levels that can be used as drop-in fuel in the existing maritime fleet.
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IDEALFUEL in the press: online publications
- BiofuelsDigest: EU-funded research project to develop new production methods for sustainable marine fuels (June, 2020).
- Green Car Congress: EU research project IDEALFUEL seeks to develop marine low-sulfur heavy fuel oils from biomass; Bio-HFO (June, 2020)
- Oils & Fats International Issue February 2021 (page 32-33): Sunflower oil – Challenges ahead & EU Biodiesel – Towards HVO
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- Full name: Lignin as a feedstock for renewable marine fuels
- Acronym: IDEALFUEL
- Duration: 48 months
- Start date: 1 May 2020
- Total budget: 4,77 M€
- EC Funding: 4,77 M€