Project news

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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FLEDGED project press release on BeSustainable magazine
BeSustainable online magazine just published an article about FLEDGED project, describing the main features and the advantages of the proposed technology. BE-Sustainable is a source of news, information and resources on biomass, bioenergy and the bioeconomy, as well as it is the official magazine of the EUBCE conference. The general presentation of the project can be found in...
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FLEDGED project at XXIII International Conference on Chemical Reactors (CHEM REACTOR)
ECN and POLIMI presented FLEDGED project at XXIII International Conference on Chemical Reactors – CHEMREACTOR 23 (November 5-9, 2018, Ghent, Belgium). Main topics are sorbent and process for CO2 and H2O sorption enhancement in chemical reactors, as well as the effects of intraparticle diffusion phenomena on dimethyl ether direct synthesis. The presentations given by Jurriaan...
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4th progress meeting in Madrid
The 4th FLEDGED consortium meeting in Madrid has been hosted by CSIC ICP on 15-16th November. It started with the visit of the Ecohispanica plant, which can turn municipal solid wastes into a sterilized fuel to be gasified in the FLEDGED gasifier. The first results of the project are available and the advancement of the...
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Open access article on Reversible deactivation of γ-alumina published on Catalysis Communication
An open access publication about “Reversible deactivation of γ-alumina by steam in the gas-phase dehydration of methanol to dimethyl ether” has been published on the International Scientific Journal “Catalysis Communication” by ECN part of TNO. Have a look to this interesting work here.
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Fuel synthesis from SEG for transport sector with negative emissions presented at GHGT
The analysis of “Sorption enhanced gasification (SEG) of biomass with CO2 capture for the production of Synthetic Natural Gas (SNG) and DME for transport sector with negative emissions” has been presented during the 14th International Conference on GreenHouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT-14) held in Melbourne in October, 21st-26th. The full presentation is available in the...
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FLEDGED process heat integration at SDEWES conference
A preliminary analysis of heat integration structure of the FLEDGED process has been presented during the 13th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES), held in Palermo on September 30th – October 4th, 2018, with the title “Preliminary Simulation Study and Heat Integration of a Highly Intensified and Flexible Process for...
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FLEDGED sharing innovation at the 3rd clustering meeting on CCS/CCU/alternative fuels H2020 projects
FLEDGED project participated to the 3rd clustering meeting on H2020 projects in the area of CCS/CCU/Alternative Fuels and Flexible Power Plants on 21st September in INEA (Brussels). It was a great occasion to set up cooperation and joint activities between projects with similar concepts and goals. Giulio Guandalini presented ⁦the FLEDGED project concept of producing...
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ECN part of TNO presented FLEDGED at the 8th International DME conference in Sacramento
FLEDGED project has been presented by Jaap Vente (ECN part of TNO) at the 8th International DME Conference (DME-8) held in Hyatt Regency Sacramento, Sacramento, California on 10 – 12th September 2018. The full presentation on the thermodynamics of CO/CO2 conversion to liquid fuels and different options for Sorption Enhnaced DME Synthesis can be dowloaded...
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