Based on the outcomes of WP1 and WP2, to implement and optimise a demonstration-scale PYROGAS system, with full characterisation of the operating characteristics for a range of feedstocks.
PyroformerTM testing of selected feedstocks to fully characterise the product streams
Parametric testing of coupled PyroformerTM and gasifier with standard gas clean-up, investigating influence of gasifier temperature, air/steam addition, catalyst type, form and loading, and effect of PyroformerTM operating conditions, based on results from WP1. Options for co-firing the gasifier vapours/gases and a solid feed (up to a 1:1 ratio) will be explored. Any need for further gas clean-up will be specified and appropriate equipment installed and tested
Connection of optimised PyroformerTM / gasifier and gas clean-up arrangement to the dual fuel engines and testing of system performance for the selected feedstocks
Testing of residue materials like contaminated biodiesel from the tar scrubber as an ignition fuel in the dual fuel engines
D15 Dataset of product gas compositions and tar loadings for each run.
D16 Definition of optimum operating conditions for each feedstock.
D17 Dataset of system performance parameters for each run.
D18 Definitive datasheet of optimised system performance for each feedstock.
D19 Definition of scope for using residue materials as pilot fuel