"Converting difficult to handle biomass into a commodity

fuel: torrefaction and densification." - Robin Zwart, ECN -



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


key factorsbiomasstorrefactiondensificationlogisticsend usesustainabilitystandardisationproject managementdissemination

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 UnionĀ“s Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No. 282826.