Caring about the future

PoliTechWaste - Policy and Technology Analysis of Waste/Biomass Residue Gasification for Energy Production in Portugal
Coordinator - Paulo Brito
CESAM Responsible researcher - Luís Tarelho
Programme - Projetos de Investigação Exploratória no âmbito do Programa Carnegie Mellon Portugal - 2017 (CMU/TMP/0032/2017)
Execution dates - 2018-09-01 - 2019-08-31 (12 Months)
Funding Entity - FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Funding for CESAM - 38000 €
Total Funding - 96000 €
Proponent Institution - Instituto Politécnico de Portalegre
Participating Institutions
Universidade de Aveiro
Carnegie Mellon University

Project Description
The main goal of this proposal partnership is to understand the viability of using MSW and biomass blends to produce cheaper and high quality syngas for energy purposes (complementary solution to current grid infrastructure), as will as to understand the environmental, health and climate change consequences of this technology use.

CESAM members on this project
Luís Tarelho

CESAM Funding: UIDP/50017/2020 + UIDB/50017/2020 + LA/P/0094/2020