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ACCSESS Lunch Webinar:

Integrating CO2 capture in pulp mills – effect of increased conversion of biomass feedstock into products


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Presenter: Elin Svensson, Senior Researcher, Chalmers University of Technology

Pulp and paper mills emit large amounts of biogenic CO2, which could be captured and permanently stored to create negative emissions and thereby contribute to climate mitigation. However, the pulp and paper industry also has many other opportunities to contribute to energy and climate transition thanks to its renewable, biobased feedstock. If the feedstock is better utilized, for example by extracting and valorizing side streams from the pulping process, this can be used for production of biobased chemicals, material or transportation fuels that can replace fossil-based resources in other sectors. A development in this direction would, however, affect the potential and consequences of integration carbon capture at the mills. 

In this webinar, Elin Svensson, Senior Researcher at Chalmers University of Technology, is going to look at the integration of a carbon capture process in a conventional chemical pulp mill. She compares this to integrating the capture process in the same mill, but assuming the mill has also taken strategic steps towards increased biomass conversion into products.

Welcome to the series of ACCSESS Lunch Webinars. The webinars consist of a 20-minute presentation followed by questions and discussion. The presentation will be recorded, but not the Q&A and discussion that follows. You can find more information about the webinars at our ACCSESS website.


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