Reduction of Finest Particle Emissions from Small-Scale Combustion Plants with Solid Biofuels - Results of Pilot Joint Call Projects in Germany

A. Stanev
The objective of the German Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection (BMELV) and, subsequently, of the Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe (Agency for Renewable Resources, FNR) as the ministry’s project management organisation is to support the technological development and market in­troduction of improved measures to reduce finest particle emissions from small-scale combustion plants fired with solid biofuels. For this purpose, the BMELV opened a joint call for R&D projects on this topic in 2007. In...