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Many ships use heavy fuel oils that contain large amounts of sulphur and nitrogen which end up emitting greenhouse gases and other damaging substances. The TU/e-led consortium Idealfuel seeks to address this issue by developing new, efficient, and low-cost methods to produce low-sulphur heavy fuel oils from wood-based non-food biomass. The project has received a €5 million grant from the European Union’s Horizon2020 program. Keyword in this international project: lignin.

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