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Record number 448069
Title Valorization of palm oil (mill) residues. Identifyin and solving the challenges
Author(s) Elbersen, H.W.; Meesters, K.P.H.; Bakker, R.R.C.
Source Utrecht : NL Agency - 38
Department(s) BBP Biorefinery & Sustainable Value Chains
FBR BP Biorefinery & Natural Fibre Technology
Publication type Scientific report
Publication year 2013
Keyword(s) oliepalmen - reststromen - biomassa - bio-energie - energiebesparing - oliën- en vettenindustrie - biobased economy - oil palms - residual streams - biomass - bioenergy - energy saving - oils and fats industry - biobased economy
Categories Oil Palms
Abstract This report explains in brief how the palm oil production system is set-up and how by-products of palm oil extraction (Empty Fruit Bunch (EFB), Mesocarp Fibre, Shells and Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME)) are generated in the Palm oil Mill and what the composition of each stream is. Then the options are shown for improved energy efficiency and alternative uses for the by-products and additional income generation while reducing the GHG (greenhouse gas) emissions.
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