ETC Energy Technology Center

ETC Energy Technology Center is a research organisation that provides both research work and professional services to the academia, public agencies, and industry.

Focus area of research for ETC Energy Technology Center is thermo-chemical conversion of biomass and provided services are related to applications in combustion, gasification, and bio-refining processes. The site is located right next to Smurfit Kappa Kraftliner mill in Piteå, Sweden.
The main ETC Energy Technology Center competences and capabilities can be summarised to cover:

  • Pretreatment and feeding of biomass
  • Sampling and diagnostics in conversion processes
  • Process modelling
  • Analyses for conversion products
  • Spray characterisation
  • Upgrading of syngas

Through tailor-made experiments, advanced computations, and in-depth investigations, we want to be a pioneer in providing tomorrow’s energy solutions for sustainable development!

RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, Phone 010-516 50 00, E-mail

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