Bio-oil can substitute for fuel oil or diesel in many static applications including boilers, furnaces, engines and turbines for electricity generation. The possibilities are summarised in the figure below. There is also a range of chemicals that can be extracted or derived including food flavourings, specialities, resins, agri-chemicals, fertilisers, and emissions control agents. Upgrading bio-oil to transportation fuels is feasible but currently not economic.
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