Bio-energy in the FP7

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1 Bio-energy in the FP7 National Contact Point Andrzej Sławiński

2 UE Framework Programmes 60 50, ,12 14,96 19, ,27 5,36 6,

3 Framework Programme Seventh COOPERATION (32 413) 1. Health (6 100) 2. Food, Agriculture and Biotechnology (1 935) 3. Information and Communication Technologies (9 050) 4. Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies (3 475) 5. Energy (2 350) 6. Environment (including Climate Change) (1 890) 7. Transport (including Aeronautics) (4 160) 8. Socio-economic Sciences and the Humanities (623) 9. Space Security IDEAS (7 510) PEOPLE (4 750) CAPCITIES (4 217) 1. Research Infrastructures (1 715) 2. Research for the benefit of SMEs (1 336) 3. Regions of Knowledge (126) 4. Research Potential (340) 5. Science in Society (330) 6. Coherent development of research policies (70) 7. Activities of International Co-operation (180) Non-linear actions of the JRC (1 751) Euroatom (2 751) TOTAL: mln euro

4 FP7 COOPERATION Theme 5. ENERGY Adapting the current energy systems into a more sustainable one Energy fuels import reduction Diversification of Europe s energy mix Acceleration of penetration of renewable energy sources Pollutants reduction Increasing energy efficiency Rationalizing use and storage of energy Increasing of competitiveness of Europe s industries Green Paper - A European Strategy for Sustainable, Competitive and Secure Energy, COM(2006) 105, 8 march 2006

5 Theme 5. Energy Thematic structure Theme: ENERGY Activity: ENERGY.2 RENEWABLE ELECTRICITY Area: Topic: GENERATION ENERGY.2.2: BIOMASS ENERGY : Advanced gas cleaning technologies for biomass

6 Theme 5. Energy Activities 1. Hydrogen and fuel cells 2. Renewable electricity generation 3. Renewable fuel production 4. Renewables for heating and cooling 5. CO2 capture and storage technologies for zero emission power generation 6. Clean coal technologies 7. Smart energy networks 8. Energy efficiency and savings 9. Knowledge for energy policy making 10. Horizontal programme actions

7 Energy Activity 2. Renewable electricity generation Objectives To raise substantially the share of renewable electricity production in the EU Development and demonstration of integrated technologies for electricity production from renewables - different regional conditions - sufficient economic and technical potential Research to: Increase conversion efficiency and cost efficiency Drive down cost of electricity production from indigenous RES Enhance process reliability Further reduce environmental impact and eliminate existing obstacles Emphasis: on photovoltaics,, wind and biomass

8 AREA ENERGY.2.2 : BIOMASS Challenges Increased electricity production from biomass through demonstration of novel market-relevant relevant bio-electricity systems Area Overview Demonstration of medium to large scale bio-electricity systems, covering whole process chain from sustainable feedstock supply to by- products recovery Preference given to ambitious use of biofuels with still high exploitation potentials Stakeholders relevant for commercialisation of innovation should be involved Bio-energy plants operating (at least partially) in CHP or CCHP modepreferred in case of similar performances in all other criteria Expected impact Increased electricity production from biomass which allow electricity generation costs below 0.04 /kwh in 2020 whilst operating on a variety of sustainablyproduced biomass feedstocks

9 AREA ENERGY.2.2 : BIOMASS Topics 2.2.1: Advanced gas cleaning technologies for biomass 2.2.2: Innovative technologies for efficient electricity production in biomass fired IGCC (Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle) 2.2.3: New and improved slagging and corrosion control technologies for large-scale biomass co-firing processes 2.2.4: Large-scale co-firing 2.2.5: Novel solid biofuels for electricity generation 2.2.6: High-efficiency medium-to large scale eletricity generation from biomass

10 Energy Activity 3. Renewable fuel production Objective: To o provide high quality standardised renewable fuels for the market Overview of the Activity: RTD of improved conversion technologies for the sustainable production and supply chains of solid, liquid & gaseous fuels from biomass (incl. biodegradable fraction of waste), in particular biofuels for transport Areas selection: Emphasis on new types of biofuels and aiming to deliver source to user carbon benefits Structure and contents: Covers the Strategic Research Agenda (SRA) of the Biofuels Technology Platform

11 Energy Activity 3. Renewable fuel production Challenges: To demonstrate sustainable production of RES fuels Improve the balances (carbon and CO2) of RES fuels. Reduce the cost of RES fuels. Address the complete chain from plant to RES fuel Expected impact: Available, affordable, reliable, standardised and sustainable RES fuels in the EU markets

12 AREA ENERGY 3.1: FIRST GENERATION BIOFUEL FROM BIOMASS Area Overview New & innovative technologies maximising the energy use of process by- products and residues, increase overall efficiency and improve energy e and GHG emission balances Expected impact: Improve long term use of these biofuels by reducing production costs, and improving significantly their energy balance and environmental performance Orientation for future calls: Eventually high moisture biomass conversion to biogas and subsequently uently to biomethane for transport

13 AREA ENERGY.3.1 : FIRST GENERATION BIOFUEL FROM BIOMASS Topics 3.1.1:.1: Biethanol from sugar and starch crops 3.1.2:.2: Biodiesel from oil crops, animal tallow & used cooking oils (CP- mainly DEMO)

14 AREA ENERGY 3.2: SECOND GENERATION FUEL FROM BIOMASS Area Overview Process development and system integration focusing on the conversion process, with a view to improve cost-competitiveness competitiveness of biofuels while minimising the environmental impact of biofuel production. Expected impact: Substantial cost reduction to pave the way for large scale production of second generation biofuels by 2020, while improving the energy balance and environmental impact of biofuel production Orientation for future calls: Eventually ethanol from ligno-cellulosic biomass, hydrogenation of pyrolysis oils

15 3.2.1: Pre-treatment of lignocellulosic biomass for ethanol production 3.2.2: New and advanced technologies for hydrolysis and/or fermentation of lignocellulosic biomass 3.2.3: High purity syngas cleaning technologies for biofuels 3.2.4: Biological conversion of syngas into liquid biofuels 3.2.5: Synthetic biofuels via gasification 3.2.6: Hydrogenation of oil and fats AREA ENERGY.3.2 : SECOND GENERATION FUEL FROM BIOMASS Topics 3.2.7: Identifying research needs and technological opportunities s for biofuels production in Latin America

16 AREA ENERGY 3.3: BIOREFINERY Area Overview Maximising the value derived from biomass feedstock by using all of its components. A biorefinery is a processing plant which integrates biomass fractionation and conversion processes to produce energy (fuels, power, and heat) and bioproducts (chemicals and/or materials). Expected impact: To expand the range and volume of bioproducts on the market and to improve the economics of biorefinery plants, while optimising their energy and environmental performance to enhance the cost- competitiveness of biofuels.

17 AREA ENERGY.3.3 : BIOREFINERY Topics 3.3.1:.1: Forest-based biorefinery 3.3.2: New uses for glycerine in biorefineries 3.3.3: Developing biorefinery concepts

18 AREA ENERGY 3.4: BIOFUELS FROM ENERGY CROPS Area Overview Integrated technological improvements to increase productivity and yields for planting, harvesting, logistics, and upgrading to a quality feedstock No o topics are open in calls published in 2007

19 AREA ENERGY 3.6: BIOFUEL USE IN TRANSPORT Obiective To o prove and further improve the technical reliability, energy effectiveness, fectiveness, environmental and societal benefits of biofuels as fuel for vehicles: pure or added to or blended with fossil fuels. Expected impact: To o accelerate market penetration and to reduce cost associated with implementation of new technologies and to provide inputs for EU

20 AREA ENERGY.3.6 : BIOFUEL USE IN TRANSPORT Topic 3.6.1: Demonstration of liquid and gaseous biofuels use in transport/ vehicles

21 AREA ENERGY 3.7: CROSS-CUTTING CUTTING ISSUES Obiective Assessing and optimising the availability of biomass resources and biomass supply chains, feedstock logistics, market uptake, pre-normative research and harmonised methodologies Expected impact: To o facilitate the expansion of renewable biofuel production in Europe

22 AREA ENERGY 3.7: CROSS-CUTTING CUTTING ISSUES Topics 3.7.1: Harmonisation of biomass resource assessment 3.7.2: Marine biomass 3.7.3: Standardisation and sustainability issues 3.7.4: Promotion and dissemination

23 Energy Activity 4. RENEWABLES FOR HEATING AND COOLING Overview of the Activity: To expand potential through innovation of Heating Cooling markets for: Biomass, Low-Medium T Solar Thermal, Geothermal Develop-Demonstrate Demonstrate new systems components in different regions conditions for: Industrial, District/ Household applications; Building integration; Storage

24 ACTIVITY 4.2: BIOMASS Obiective 1. to improve the performances of small scale biomass boilers/stoves and their exhaust systems in order to achieve very low levels of pollutants lutants emissions at highest efficiencies and low cost; 2. to improve the performances of small-to to-medium scale combined heat- and-power plants (CHP) or combined cooling-heat heat-and-power plants (CCHP) on the base of a wide range of biomass and waste feed-stocks with emphasis on maximised total energy exploitation; 3. to cost-effectively convert existing industrial oil and gas boilers into biomass-fired ones; 4. to produce and use novel solid biomass fuels (e.g. energy crops or mixed pellets based on a variety of organic feedstock such as agricultural ural or forest based by-products) in existing biomass heating installations, incl. technical adaptation of the heating installations incl. long term demonstration. No o topics are open in calls published in 2007

25 Information NCP Poland FP7 Calls Calls for experts