Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.



  • Project Description

    The overall aim of the project is to develop concepts of the indirectly heated carbonate looping (IHCaL) process for CO2 capture from lime and cement plants. In the carbonator, the CO2 contained in a flue gas is absorbed by CaO, and the CaCO3 formed herby is regenerated in an indirectly heated calciner. The heat for calcination is produced by combustion of fuel with air in an external combustor and transferred to the calciner by means of heat pipes. The flue gas of the external combustor is directed to the carbonator.

    Poroject Lead: Technische Universität Darmstadt

  • Geographical Information

    Region: Europe

    Country: Germany

    City/Town: Darmstadt

  • Project Boundaries

    Timeline Start - End: 2019-01-01 - 2022-01-01

    Project Status: Completed

    Project Budget: 2400000.0 €

    Funding source: H2020 (ACT)

  • Websites

  • Technological Information


    - Techno-economic analysis

    - Environmental assessment

    - CCU

    CO2 Source: Lime and cement plants

    CCU Tecnology Category: Capture (Point sources)

    Start TRL: 1

    End TRL: 3

  • Technological Details

    CO2 capture/Utilization:

    Production Volume:

  • Product Information

    Specific Product(s):

  • Partners

    - The Centre for Research & Technology, Hellas (CERTH)

    - Calix

    - Ulster University

    - Estra

    - Suez

    - Lhoist

    - Dyckerhoff

    - Thyssenkrupp

    - VDZ

    - Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen- Nürnberg (FAU)

    - Technische Universtiät Darmstadt

    - CaO Hellas