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Research and application of innovative methods of obtaining energy from wood-based waste and other lignocelluloses

Supervisor: prof. Ing. Karol Balog, PhD.


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Project description:The aim of this research is an application of innovative and environmentally friendly technologies for obtaining energy from unconventional or less used wood based waste and other lignocellulose materials that do not conform current requirements for fuel under current legislation. Such waste includes old furniture from agglomerated materials, wood waste produced during demolition, unused wood waste collected post-harvest, lignocellulose-based waste, used cardboard, compost of inappropriate quality and separated mixed combustible waste from mining in landfills, which is already carried out in developed countries (landfill mining). Innovative technologies should provide an alternative decentralized energy recovery of these waste types to the prior solution for production of so-called solid alternative fuel in two municipal waste incinerators and for cement/lime plants within the Slovak Republic. Laboratory experiments and verification experiment in pilot operation will examine in particular the possibility of the usage of pyrolysis for this purpose, the possibility of real use of pyrolysis technology will be analysed and its advantages and disadvantages compared with incineration of biomass in boilers or waste incineration plants. In addition, a one line of comparative research will also be focused on recovering the waste by material-energy developing technique of thermal desorption. The result of the project will be energy and environmental balances of studied variations and oproposal of optimal recovery in currently underused forms of wood that could contribute to reducing energy and raw material dependence of the European Union and reduce the production of greenhouse gases.
Kind of project:APVV - Všeobecná výzva ()
Department:Ústav integrovanej bezpečnosti (MTF)
Project identification:APVV-16-0377
Project status:Not approved
Project start date :01. 07. 2017
Project close date:31. 12. 2020
Number of workers in the project:19
Number of official workers in the project:18

Official project workers

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OfficerOfficial roles
prof. Ing. Karol Balog, PhD.zodpovedný riešiteľ
Mária Rešetková, MBAadministratíva
Ing. Denis Benkospoluriešiteľ
Ing. Pavol Čekan, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
Ing. Jozef Harangozó, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
Ing. Ivan Hrušovský, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
Mgr. Michaela Prachová, MBAspoluriešiteľ
Ing. Hana Kobetičová, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
Ing. Ivan Koblen, CSc.spoluriešiteľ
Ing. Marcel Kuracina, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
doc. Ing. Richard Kuracina, Ph.D.spoluriešiteľ
doc. Ing. Jozef Martinka, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
Ing. Jana Martinkovičováspoluriešiteľ
Ing. Denisa Pangrácováspoluriešiteľ
Ing. Peter Rantuch, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
doc. RNDr. Miroslav Rusko, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
Ing. Zuzana Szabová, PhD.spoluriešiteľ
Ing. Tomáš Štefko, PhD.spoluriešiteľ