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Thermochemical conversion of lignocellulosic biomass

Lignocellulosic biomass can be converted into fuels and chemicals using thermochemical or biochemical process pathways. Thermochemical technologies apply heat and…

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  • Type: Conversion technologies

Fact sheet | 2020-05-13

Biochemical conversion of lignocellulosic biomass

Lignocellulosic biomass can be converted into fuels and chemicals using thermochemical or biochemical process pathways. Biochemical processes involve biocatalysts. They…

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  • Type: Conversion technologies

Fact sheet | 2020-05-12

Aviation biofuel, Biojet

The fact sheet is currently only available in Swedish. Jet A1, också benämnt som flygfotogen eller jetbränsle, är det drivmedel…

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  • Type: Fuel

Fact sheet | 2020-02-11

Indirect Land Use Change – ILUC

The fact sheet is at this point only available in Swedish. Förhållanden mellan markanvändning och biodrivmedel diskuteras i många sammanhang.

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  • Type: Misc

Fact sheet | 2019-12-02

B100 (Biodiesel)

Faktabladet är i dagsläget enbart tillgängligt på engelska. B100 is a diesel fuel consisting of 100% fatty acid methyl esters…

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  • Type: Fuel

Fact sheet | 2017-08-14

FAME, Fatty acid methyl esters

Fatty acid methyl ester, FAME, is a nontoxic, biodegradable biodiesel that can be produced from a wide array of vegetable…

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  • Type: Fuel

Fact sheet | 2017-06-28

Dimethyl ether, DME

Dimethyl ether (DME) can be produced from coal, natural gas or biomass and it is used for a variety of…

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  • Type: Fuel

Fact sheet | 2017-05-04

Methanol

Methanol is the simplest form of alcohol and it is produced via synthesis gas (H2 and CO) mainly derived from…

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  • Type: Fuel

Fact sheet | 2017-05-04

EU sustainability criteria for biofuels

The EU Renewable Energy Directive (RED) establishes that a minimum of 10% biofuels or other renewable fuels for transport shall…

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  • Type: Misc

Fact sheet | 2017-02-20

HEFA/HVO, Hydroprocessed Esters and Fatty Acids

HEFA (Hydroprocessed Esters and Fatty Acids), also called HVO (Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil), is a renewable diesel fuel that can be…

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  • Type: Fuel

Fact sheet | 2016-08-10

Biogas/Biomethane/SNG

Biomethane is a gaseous fuel which consists of mainly methane. Biomethane is normally produced by upgrading (purifying) biogas. Biogas is…

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  • Type: Fuel

Fact sheet | 2016-08-10

Bioetanol

Faktabladet är i dagsläget enbart tillgängligt på engelska. Bioethanol is the most commonly used biofuel for transportation. It can be…

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  • Type: Fuel

Fact sheet | 2015-02-03

Residues from agriculture

Faktabladet är i dagsläget enbart tillgängligt på engelska. Residues from agriculture include a variety of products, such as straw from…

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  • Type: Raw material

Fact sheet | 2015-02-02

Energy crops from agriculture

Energy crops are crops produced with the objective to be used in the energy system. The energy crops presented here…

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  • Type: Raw material

Fact sheet | 2015-02-02

Residues from the forest

Main forestry products are timber and pulpwood, but residues from forestry, such as tops, branches and stumps can be harvested…

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  • Type: Raw material

Fact sheet | 2015-02-02