Project news

Public deliverable released
The public deliverable “D2.6 – Catalytic performance of novel catalyst mixtures for the direct synthesis of DME” has been released and it is available for download in the dedicated website section. This deliverable reports the results of obtained in our study to identify the optimum catalysts mixture for the direct synthesis of DME (dimethyl ether)...
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Dual fludized bed experiments and FLEDGED simulation at EUBCE 2019
Two poster related with FLEDGED project activities has been presented by Selina Hafner (University of Stuttgart) and Giulio Guandalini (Politecnico di Milano) during the EUBCE 2019 (27th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition), taking place on 27-30th May 2019 in Lisbon (Portugal). University of Stuttgart presented the experimental investigation of the sorption enhanced gasification of biomass...
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FLEDGED project at EUBCE 2019
A FLEDGED delegation represents the FLEDGED project at the EUBCE 2019 (27th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition), taking place on 27-30th May 2019 in Lisbon (Portugal). The coordinator Matteo Romano also presented the project during the parallel session “Paving the way towards clean energy and fuels in Europe”, together with many H2020 EU funded projects...
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Lappeenranta University hosted the 5th FLEDGED consortium meeting
Lappeenranta Technical University (Finland) hosted the fifth progress meeting of the FLEDGED consortium on May, 23-24th. Experimental results and plant simulations have been presented. Look forward to the interesting outcomes of our work. The consortium visited the biofuel production plant UPM Kaukas, an example of complete and integrated multi-product process. Download material available here, while...
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Workshop on H2020 project on biofuels at INEA
Today H2020 European projects working on biofuels meet at INEA to exchange know-how and discuss synergies.
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FLEDGED project represented at the second edition of the DME Sustainable Mobility Workshop in Berlin
The second edition of the DME Sustainable Mobility Workshop took place in Berlin on 24th May 2019. Thangavelu Jayabalan (INERIS) presented the FLEDGED process for advanced DME production from biomass. Download the presentation here. The program included the display and demonstration of the world’s first DME-powered passenger vehicle (Ford Mondeo) built by an OEM. The...
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Investigation on DME synthesis catalysts at the International Symposium on Green Chemistry (ISGC 2019)
Two works on catalysts for DME synthesis have been presented by Dalia Liuzzi (ICP-CSIC) at the International Symposium on Green Chemistry (ISGC 2019) on 13-17th May 2019 at La Rochelle (France). The topics are: “Heteropolyacid based catalysts for the production of dimethyl ether from methanol. Effects of reaction pressure and nature of the support” and...
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Experimental campaing at TRL4 started at ECN
The next step in Sorption-Enhanced DME synthesis! This week we started with cyclic operation on our 2L/TRL4 reactor for DME synthesis.
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FLEDGED presented at the Winter School AIMSEA 2019
A poster on the FLEDGED system has been presented by Alessandro Poluzzi (POLIMI) at PhD Winter School AIMSEA 2019 (Pisa, Italy, 25-28 March 2019) – Fluid Machinery and Energy System Engineering. The poster is available for download in the presentations section of the website, while a more comprehensive presentation of the results is provide in...
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Third project newsletter released
The third FLEDGED project newsletter has been released: have a look to the last progresses of the project! Experiments of wood biomass gasification in the 200 kWth dual fluidized bed facility at the University of Stuttgart SEDMES testing in lab-scale test facilities, the so-called “Spider” and “CaTe” facilities, at ECN part of TNO Simulations of...
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