Greenhouse waste (sweet pepper residues) (#3537)

ID-number#3537
Material Greenhouse waste (sweet pepper residues)
Latin nameCapsicum annum
DescriptionSamples of greenhouse waste were supplied from crop residues from the Almería area (south of Spain) by TECVA in the frame of FP7 FERTIPLUS project. This crop has been selected because of its potential value for producing biochar.
Classification CEN/TS 14961 classification ▸ Solid biofuels ▸ Herbaceous biomass ▸ Herb processing industry ▸ Chemically untreated herb residues
ECN Phyllis classification ▸ organic residue/product ▸ agricultural/horticultural waste
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [250] overige restprodcuten ▸ [252] tuinbouwafval
Sample date2012-05-09
Sample locationAlmeria, S. Spain
Sample lot size200 kg
CountrySpain
ProducerTECNOVA
SubmitterLydia Fryda
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2015-10-09

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 1.00 ECN EN 14774-1/2
Volatile matter wt% 70.29 71.00 78.80 ECN EN 15148
Ash content at 550°C wt% 9.80 9.90 ECN EN 14775
Ash content at 815°C wt% 6.83 6.90 ECN EN 14775
Fixed carbon wt% 18.91 19.10 21.20 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 42.27 42.70 47.39 ECN EN 15104
Hydrogen wt% 5.74 5.80 6.44 ECN EN 15104
Nitrogen wt% 1.19 1.20 1.33 ECN EN 15104
Sulphur wt% 0.26 0.27 0.30 ECN BS EN 15289
Oxygen wt% 44.25 44.70 49.61 ECN EN 15104
Total (with halides) wt% 105.71 105.77 106.40 Calculated

Calorific Values

Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 16.93 17.10 18.98 ECN EN 14918
HHVMilne MJ/kg 16.44 16.60 18.43 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 11 880.0 12 000.0 13 318.5 ECN BS EN 15289
Bromine (Br) mg/kg 30.7 31.0 34.4 ECN BS EN 15289
Fluorine (F) mg/kg 6.9 7.0 7.8 ECN BS EN 15289

Major elements

Aluminium (Al) mg/kg (dry) 529.0 ECN NEN 6966
Potassium (K) mg/kg (dry) 20 003.0 ECN NEN 6966
Sodium (Na) mg/kg (dry) 1 405.0 ECN NEN 6966
Calcium (Ca) mg/kg (dry) 15 303.0 ECN NEN 6966
Silicon (Si) mg/kg (dry) 1 330.0 ECN NEN 6966
Magnesium (Mg) mg/kg (dry) 5 058.0 ECN NEN 6966
Iron (Fe) mg/kg (dry) 440.0 ECN NEN 6966
Phosphorus (P) mg/kg (dry) 1 637.0 ECN NEN 6966
Titanium (Ti) mg/kg (dry) 20.0 ECN NEN 6966

Minor elements

Arsenic (As) mg/kg (dry) 1.0 ECN NEN 6966
Cadmium (Cd) mg/kg (dry) 0.6 ECN NEN 6966
Cobalt (Co) mg/kg (dry) 3.0 ECN NEN 6966
Chromium (Cr) mg/kg (dry) 4.0 ECN NEN 6966
Copper (Cu) mg/kg (dry) 11.0 ECN NEN 6966
Manganese (Mn) mg/kg (dry) 26.5 ECN NEN 6966
Nickel (Ni) mg/kg (dry) 2.3 ECN NEN 6966
Lead (Pb) mg/kg (dry) 1.7 ECN NEN 6966
Vanadium (V) mg/kg (dry) 13.0 ECN NEN 6966
Zinc (Zn) mg/kg (dry) 18.0 ECN NEN 6966
Barium (Ba) mg/kg (dry) 11.0 ECN NEN 6966
Molybdenium (Mo) mg/kg (dry) 0.0 ECN NEN 6966

Other elements

Strontium (Sr) mg/kg (dry) 178.0 ECN NEN 6966
Boron (B) mg/kg (dry) 22.0 ECN NEN 6966
Antimony (Sb) mg/kg (dry) 3.0 ECN NEN 6966