The overall objective of the Assignment is to assist the EIB with the activities of the IF PDA for projects related to biofuels, biomass and biochar under the 2021 call of the Innovation Fund for Small-Scale (SSC) projects.
The projects and related technology that be the subject of this Assignment are the following:
• ZERO CARBON GYPSUM - The scope of the project is to facilitate a transition of an energy-intensive gypsum plasterboard manufacturing site from natural gas use to renewable on-site generated synthesis gas (syngas) using solid waste biomass as a feedstock.
• Hiisi I BIOCHAR - Carbo Culture will build an industry leading biochar production facility in Finland. Biochar is the product of heating lignocellulosic biomass to a high temperature which fixes the carbon into a stable, functional material. This stores carbon that would otherwise be released via decomposition.
• ALGA3HERO - ALGA3HERO is implementing a disruptive technology to provide low cost and sustainable biofuel and biofertilizer, using municipal and industrial wastewater as raw material, with water reuse as side product.
The services we provided were generally oriented on tasks for the above-mentioned three assignments including the market study addressing feedstock availability, supply strategy and product market identification, independent technology review, third party review of technology emission, and evaluation of voluntary CO2 market or inclusion into EU ETS market.