Mesh2

Catator supports project for energy autonomous buildings

Catator is currently part of a novel project aiming to develop a highly efficient energy supply system for energy autonomous multi-family buildings. This is done based on biomass gasification coupled with a SOFC (solid oxide fuel cell) and a PV-system (photovoltaic).

Catator is supporting the project with development and supply of a tar reforming catalyst and an anode off gas burner from the SOFC-system. The initial results from the mesh-based tar reforming catalyst shows that Catator reach over 99% conversion of the tars in the syngas from the gasification of the biomass. The project is Funded by the European Union under grant agreement no. 101083409 (Horizon).

In 2019, energy consumption of households amounted to 26.3% of the final EU energy consumption and 16.9% of the gross EU inland energy consumption [source: Eurostat]. Hence, for a deep decarbonisation of the energy supply of households the substitution of fossil fuel-based systems by RES-heating systems (Renewable Energy Sources) and the promotion of RES for electricity production is strongly demanded. The latter, since grid electricity production in the EU still significantly relies on fossil energy sources (38% of the electricity production in 2019 according to Eurostat). To cover both approaches, the application of combined heat and power production based on RES on the household/multifamily house level, so called micro-scale CHP, is meaningful.

Read more about the project here.





News – more articles

istockphoto-1413603540-612x612

Catator Partners with Argonne National Laboratory

2024-05-08

Catator has been selected by the prestigious Argonne National Laboratory to design and build...

istockphoto-950560696-612x612

EU Project to Develop Clean Bioenergy Technology for Industrial...

2024-04-24

Catator attended the consortium meeting in Amsterdam April 2024 as project partner in Clean...

istockphoto-1291031183-612x612

Enhancing safety, durability, and efficiency of hydrogen equipment

2024-04-16

Catator, a leader in catalytic hardware development for the hydrogen sector, is pleased to...

Industries_plane

Catator Joins Swedish Delegation Exploring Renewable Hydrogen...

2024-03-15

Catator, in conjunction with other prominent Swedish companies, proudly announces its participation...

thumbnail_Luzern Billede1

John Bøgild Hansen to join Catator's Advisory Board

2023-11-30

We are pleased to announce the appointment of John Bøgild Hansen to our Advisory Board, effective...

istockphoto-483784268-612x612

Hugo Petit and Rune Löderup Join Our Board

2023-11-21

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Hugo Petit and Rune Löderup to our Board of Directors

pk7038

Tarras Delin appointed as new CEO of Catator AB

2023-11-21

Catator AB is pleased to announce the appointment of Tarras Delin as its new CEO, effective...

istockphoto-1413603540-612x612

Robert Häggblad to join Catator as R&D Director

2023-11-03

We are delighted to share the news of Robert Häggblad joining Catator as R&D Director effective...

Namnlös - Copy

Martin Schneider to join Catator as Sales Director

2023-10-23

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Martin Schneider as our new Sales Director and...

Skärmbild 2023-12-01 161032 cropped

Catator completes first equity funding round to accelerate growth

2023-05-02

Catator is excited to announce the successful completion of its first equity funding round,...

This website uses cookiesfor statistics and user experience.

This website uses cookies to improve your user experience, to provide a basis for improvement and further development of the website and to be able to direct more relevant offers to you.

Feel free to read ours privacy policy. If you agree to our use, choose Accept all. If you want to change your choice afterwards, you will find that option at the bottom of the page.

Cookies