(Yicai Global) June 20 -- Beijing Sanju Environmental Protection & New Materials has achieved a breakthrough technique in biomass-to-liquid, or BtL, technology, which could have significant implications for the global green energy and chemicals market.
Initial test findings suggest that it can significantly reduce the cost of biomass liquefaction and offers an economic alternative to fossil fuels without affecting the quality of liquefied biomass, the environmental technology firm said in a statement yesterday.
The new technique, which is undergoing repeated trials and assessment conducted by an independent third party in a laboratory at the institute of process engineering, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, involves innovative catalysts and processes, the statement said without giving further details.
The proprietary eco-friendly BtL technology can be applied to a wide range of raw materials and offers high conversion efficiency.
The lab will produce a detailed test report based on trial data concerning oil yield and properties, the statement added. Sanju will announce in detail the project background, the breakthrough in the core technology, engineering applications and potential implications after the lab issues the report.
BtL is a process of directly converting such agricultural and forestry waste as straws, sawdust and saw waste oil into hydrocarbon-based clean liquid fuels using catalysts under specified temperature, pressure and technical conditions.
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