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Title: NREL Patents a Catalyst that Removes Syngas Tar, Boosting the Economics of Biofuels (Fact Sheet)

NREL has patented a catalyst that reforms tar into syngas, a breakthrough that can accelerate the process of getting biomass ready for fuel synthesis and use as a drop-in fuel.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1090147
Report Number(s):
NREL/FS-6A42-59011
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Related Information: Innovation Impact: Bioenergy, NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO.
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Biomass Program
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS; 59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES TAR; SYNGAS; SYNTHESIS GAS; BIOMASS; GASIFICATION; FLUIDIZED BED; COORSTEK; CATALYST; CATALYST SUPPORT; THERMOCHEMICAL; Bioenergy