Milestones

This page represents the progress of the project in the form of completed key milestones and is updated periodically.

 

LIST OF COMPLETED MILESTONES

Catalytic Gasification of Waste Biomass to produce CO rich syngas:

  • M1.1 Evaluation and selection of candidate biomass waste streams (lignocellulosic and refuse derived)
  • M1.2 Synthesis and characterisation of tunable solid base tar-reduction catalysts
  • M1.3 TO BE COMPLETED
  • M1.4 Optimisation of lab scale catalytic gasification and development of simulation models
  • M1.5 TO BE COMPLETED
  • M1.6 TO BE COMPLETED

Production of H2-rich syngas-electrochemical reduction of CO2

  • M2.1 Protocol developed for greener electrode material fabrication
  • M2.2 Optimized electrode nanomaterial fabrication techniques
  • M2.3 TO BE COMPLETED
  • M2.4 Single cell developed, tested and modelled using material from WP2.1
  • M2.5 TO BE COMPLETED

FT processing of mixed syngas stream to produce jet fuel

  • M3.1 Rig installation completed and 80 catalyst samples prepared in a 1g microeactor system
  • M3.2 High temperature catalysts screened to achieve >80 % CO conversion in a single pass
  • M3.3 Lab scale FT catalyst with >80 % CO conversion, >50 % C8+ selectivity and >200 h stability
  • M3.4 TO BE COMPLETED
  • M3.5 TO BE COMPLETED

Process integration and sustainability

  • M4.1 Outline of process models and flow-sheets for informing decisions in WP1
  • M4.2 TO BE COMPLETED
  • M4.3 TO BE COMPLETED
  • M4.4 Selection of LCA methodology and tool for optimised model
  • M4.5 TO BE COMPLETED
  • M4.6 TO BE COMPLETED
  • M4.7 TO BE COMPLETED

Policy, public engagement and regulation

  • M5.1 Identified the main stakeholders and potential courses of alternatives
  • M5.2 TO BE COMPLETED
  • M5.3 Finalised goals and targets desired by decision makers, and agreed performance criteria
  • M5.4 TO BE COMPLETED
  • M5.5 TO BE COMPLETED
  • M5.6 TO BE COMPLETED