"Torrefaction technology on the verge of market introduction."

- Daniela Thrän, DBFZ -



SECTOR Project successfully finalised!

The European FP7 project SECTOR (Production of Solid Sustainable Energy Carriers from Biomass by Means of Torrefaction) has successfully ended in December 2015 after 4 years of research and was one of the major activities to shorten the time to market for torrefaction technologies.

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The Production of Solid Sustainable Energy Carriers from Biomass by Means of Torrefaction


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Within SECTOR, 21 partners from 9 European countries are working jointly together to advance the state of the art of torrefaction as one of the major technologies to achieve the EU renewable energy targets.

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The SECTOR project is funded by the European Union through the 7th Framework Programme.

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This project has received funding from the European Union´s Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No. 282826.