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Objectives:
CARENZI proposes:

development of an innovative, cost-efficient and safe technology for the production of green alternative fuel from waste vegetable oils whose application leads to reduction of greenhouse emissions;
construction of a pilot plant that will use this technology;

OBJECTIVES
  • innovative, cost-efficient and safe technology for the production of biofuels from waste vegetable oils through enzymatic transesterification;
  • optimization of the elaborated technology and technological transfer to a pilot plant;
  • patent proposal;
  • the influence of treating with hydrogen rich gas of resulted biodiesel from the enzymatic transesterification process;
  • PC7 project proposal with this topic;
  • master and doctoral thesis in the topic of biofuels obtained through enzymatic methods and their use in transport.
DESCRIPTION The project has the following purposes:

  • development of an innovative, cost-efficient and safe technology for the production of green alternative fuel from waste vegetable oils whose application leads to reduction of greenhouse emissions;
  • construction of a pilot plant that will use this technology;
  • technology patent.

The aim of this project is:

  • development of a technology for 2nd generation biofuels production using the enzymatic transesterification of waste oils;
  • construction of a pilot plant where this technology will be applied, transferred to the co-financing beneficiary for its development;
  • creating a framework for the Romanian research in this field and for its connection with the ultimate concerns of similar groups in Europe;
  • promotion of fundamental research with applicative character in the opening of new horizons in the production of renewable fuels;
  • scientific foundation of new solutions for the production of biofuels and the assurance of knowledge transfer from CD units and universities to SMEs;
  • development of new, modern, unconventional, clean technologies for the capitalization of renewable sources to reduce greenhouse emissions.
RESULTS ESTIMATED
  • functional enzymes in the transesterification reaction for biofuels production;
  • technology for biofuels production using enzymatic transesterification reactions;
  • energetic balance;
  • 2nd generation biofuels;
  • the influence of treating the obtained biodiesel with hydrogen rich gas;
  • physico-chemical and energetic characteristics of new biofuels;
  • engine operation when using the new biofuel;
  • the level of pollutants emitted by the engines supplied with new type of biofuel;
  • patent proposal;
  • articles, proceedings, web page, CD presentation, demonstrative meetings;
  • market study;
  • techno-economic documentation;
  • referential;
  • course support.
RESULTS OBTAINED

Stage I
Laboratory scale technology for biofuels production using enzymatic transesterification

A1.1 Studies and analyses regarding the available enzymes for biofuels production.
A1.2 Elaboration of laboratory technology for biofuels production.
A1.3 Dissemination of partial results – web page.

A1.1 Studies and analyses regarding the available enzymes for biofuels production. A1.2 Elaboration of laboratory technology for biofuels production. A1.3 Dissemination of partial results – web page.

Stage II
Optimization of the laboratory scale technology –part I

A2.1 Study of factors that influence the efficiency of biofuels.

Stage III
Optimization of the laboratory scale technology – part II

A3.1 Factors that influence the quality of biodiesel.
A3.2 Experiments to optimize the laboratory scale technology.
A3.3 Physical and chemical characterization of raw materials and finished products.
A3.4 Dissemination of partial results.

Other Informations
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