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REDIFUEL

REDIFUEL aims to enable the utilization of various biomass feedstock for an ultimate renewable EN590 diesel biofuel (drop-in capable at any ratio) in a sustainable manner.

Uniresearch Role

Uniresearch supports the project coordinator, the General Assembly and Work Package Leaders Board with managerial, organisational and secretarial duties, administration and archiving work.

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Maarten Weide
Grant Consultant
Wieteke van Balen
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REDIFUEL

The REDIFUEL partners work together to develop processes and technologies for producing drop-in renewable fuels, based on various biomass feedstock, for an ultimate renewable diesel biofuel.

The project goals are:

1) To develop chemical processes (Fischer-Tropsch & Hydroformylation) for producing biomass derived (renewable) drop-in fuels.
2) Scaling up of these processes for demonstrating production on a larger scale.
3) To develop a blending strategy for the drop-in fuels with the current diesel standards.
4) Showcasing the suitability of the newly biomass derived (renewable) drop-in fuels through testing them in Complete-Component Commonrail (CoCoS) test benches as well as test drives both on a dyno and on real roads.
5) To perform a viability performance check of the developed process(es) and to perform an overall impact assessment by the quantification of the environmental impacts along the entire supply and value chain.

Facts & Figures
  • Acronym: REDIFUEL
  • Full name: Robust and Efficient processes and technologies for Drop In renewable FUELs for road transport
  • Start date:1 October 2018
  • Duration: 36 Months
  • Total budget: 5.0 M€
  • EC funding: 5.0 M€
  • EC contract number: 817612

The project consortium consists of 12 partners from six (6) EU countries.