Improved Gasifier Availability with Bed Material and Additives

A.J. Grootjes, C.M. Van Der Meijden, H.J.M. Visser & A. Van Der Drift
In order to valorize several feedstock, gasification is one of the technologies developed over the past decades. ECN developed the MILENA gasifier. In order for MILENA to become a commercial success, the gasifier system needs to be feedstock flexible, robust and economically sound, operating with high availability. One of the characteristics of MILENA is high efficiency but with a higher tar content, compared to some other Dual Fluidized Bed (DFB) gasifiers. In order to reduce...