Meet the team #1: BTG

BTG Biomass Technology Group BV (BTG) is an SME of engineers, researchers and consultants, which for the past 30 years has specialised in the process of converting biomass into useful fuels and energy. They are based in Enschede in the Netherlands.

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Big step from lab towards market

BTG Biomass Technology Group has spent over 20 years perfecting the fast pyrolysis process, which transforms biomass into oil. And they’ve got pretty good at it. Since 2015, over 20 million litres of fast pyrolysis bio oil have been produced at the commercial Empyro plant in the Netherlands. Currently this liquid is used as a fuel, but a new process will enable further processing of the liquid to make more valuable bio-based products.

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What is fast pyrolysis?

The Bio4Products project is employing an innovative conversion technology called fast pyrolysis to transform solid materials like straw and bark into a liquid, which can be used to produce bio-based products. But what exactly is fast pyrolysis, and why is it being used?

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