Direct Thermochemical Liquefaction

Welcome to the New Triennium of Task 34

Advancing bioenergy through Pyrolysis, Hydrothermal Liquefaction and Solvent Liquefaction of Biomass

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Inside this Issue:

Pg 3:  Venderbosch discusses electrocatalytic upgrading as a means to stabilise pyrolysis bio-oil prior to further upgrading.

Pg 6:  Oyler highlights progress towards commercialization of hydrothermal liquefaction at pilot and demonstration scale.

Pg 9:  Hawboldt and MacQuarrie reports on co-pyrolysis of forestry and fishery residue for rural and remote applications.

Pg 12:  Persson gives an overview on catalyst activity and deactivation of zeolites used to upgrade pyrolysis oils.

Pg 14:  Karatzos and Rodriguez talk about hydrothermal liquefaction of biomass to drop-In diesel using Hydrofaction™

Pg 17:  Preto discusses the international Sustainable Biofuels Innovation Challenge under Mission Innovation

Pg 20:  Meet the new Task 34 national team leads for the 2019-2021 Triennium

Pg 21:  Funke, the NTL from Germany, is introduced as the new leader of Task 34 for the 2019-2021 Triennium


Direct Thermochemical Liquefaction (DTL)

Click on topics in this graphic to learn more about the principles of DTL.
Feedstock Solvent Liquefaction Fast Pyrolysis Bio-crude Properties Bio-oil Properties Upgrading Applications Heat and Power Biofuels Materials and Products

As part of the IEA Bioenergy Agreement, the purpose of Task 34 is to:

  •  Develop Biofuel standards to support commercialization of DTL technologies.
  • Validate and standardize analytical methods for thermally liquefied biomass
  • Encourage exchange of information with our stakeholders
  • Support technoeconomic assessment of biomass liquefaction technologies

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