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Low Sulphur Fuels

Producing low sulphur products from end-of-life hydrocarbons

May 2020
Gallery Low Sulphur Fuels 1
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01.

Identification

LSF products are produced using a radical new process that makes significant changes to the way that used hydrocarbons are recovered and reused while at the same time substantially benefiting the environment.

The process uses advanced electrochemistry to modify the molecular structure of hydrocarbon-based used materials (oils, rubbers, plastics) by allowing unwanted contaminants (sulphur, metals, chlorine, etc.) to be extracted by a low cost, and minimum emission process. The outputs are a low sulphur fuel, complaint with ISO:8217-2017, that is required to be used by the commercial shipping industry to meet current worldwide emission regulations set by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) as well as for agricultural or commercial machinery and as an alternative ‘drop-in’ fuel that can comply with the EU REDII directive. In addition, the LSF process can convert a wide range of plastics into a broad range Naphtha, compliant with Platts PAAAL0X specification, which refineries use to produce new plastics and chemicals.

Label Date May 2020
From United Kingdom
Maturity stage Prototype testing in the real world
Looking For Access and support to funders and customers ready and willing to commit to an early stage technology demonstrator as well as Horizon2020.

Sectors - Value chain - Application

Sectors
Applications
Design, Power & Produce
Package & Distribute
Use & Efficiency
Valorize & Restore
Value Chain Steps
02.

The environmental benefits

  • Emission reductions (g/kWh) should be as follows: a 90% reduction of SO2; 11% less NOx emitted
03.

The Financial benefits

  • Payback reached in 14-20 months
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Activity Region

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  • Headquarters
  • Activity
05.

Company Profile

Low Sulphur Fuels Ltd.

Cleaner products for a cleaner planet

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Headquarters Amersham HP6 6YJ, UK
06.

Networking Partner

InnoEnergy

InnoEnergy supports and invests in innovation at every stage of the journey – from classroom to end-customer.

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Solutions Associated 42
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