biomass pellets, the Netherlands (#2238)

ID-number#2238
Materialbiomass pellets, the Netherlands
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ RDF and MSW ▸ RDF without plastic
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [900] solid recovered fuels (SRF) ▸ [901] mengsel
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2001-12-10
Remarkspellets made for co-combustion in Maasvlakte coal fired electricity power plant (the Netherlands), made from paper, wood and compost
LiteratureKEMA: Milieueffectrapport, bijstoken secundaire brandstoffen in de Centrale Maasvlakte, KEMA, Arnhem, 9856650-KST/MVC 98-3049 (1999).

Values

Property Unit Value Std dev Det lim Lab Date Method Remarks
ar dry daf

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 10.00
Ash content wt% 34.26 38.07

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 25.18 27.98 45.18 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 3.20 3.56 5.75 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.82 0.91 1.47 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.41 0.45 0.73 Measured
Oxygen wt% 25.97 28.86 46.60 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 99.99 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 9.50 10.83 17.48
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 10.44 11.60 18.74
HHVMilne MJ/kg 9.31 10.35 16.70 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 1 440.0 1 600.0 2 583.6 Measured
Fluorine (F) mg/kg 46.3 51.4 83.0 Measured

Major elements

Aluminium (Al) mg/kg (dry) 43 000.0 Measured
Potassium (K) mg/kg (dry) 4 200.0 Measured
Sodium (Na) mg/kg (dry) 1 400.0 Measured
Calcium (Ca) mg/kg (dry) 60 900.0 Measured
Silicon (Si) mg/kg (dry) 54 900.0 Measured
Magnesium (Mg) mg/kg (dry) 5 800.0 Measured
Iron (Fe) mg/kg (dry) 13 800.0 Measured
Phosphorus (P) mg/kg (dry) 9 100.0 Measured
Titanium (Ti) mg/kg (dry) 2 100.0 Measured

Minor elements

Cadmium (Cd) mg/kg (dry) 4.1 Measured
Chromium (Cr) mg/kg (dry) 74.0 Measured
Copper (Cu) mg/kg (dry) 253.0 Measured
Manganese (Mn) mg/kg (dry) 393.0 Measured
Nickel (Ni) mg/kg (dry) 30.9 Measured
Lead (Pb) mg/kg (dry) 66.0 Measured
Vanadium (V) mg/kg (dry) 21.0 Measured
Zinc (Zn) mg/kg (dry) 436.0 Measured
Barium (Ba) mg/kg (dry) 247.0 Measured
Molybdenium (Mo) mg/kg (dry) 4.1 Measured
Selenium (Se) mg/kg (dry) 2.1
Mercury (Hg) mg/kg (dry) 1.2

Other elements

Strontium (Sr) mg/kg (dry) 132.0 Measured
Antimony (Sb) mg/kg (dry) 2.1