The potential of renewable and recycled DME

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Bioenergy Insight hears from Frankie Ugboma, CEO at Dimeta and Tony Gittings, managing director at Rinnai UK, on their recently-signed Memorandum of Understanding to explore LPG market decarbonisation.
Dimeta, a global joint venture to accelerate the production and use of renewable and recycled carbon Dimethyl Ether (DME) has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Rinnai, a global manufacturer and distributor of gas appliances, to explore ways to decarbonise the LPG market in Europe through the use of DME.
Renewable and recycled carbon DME is a clean-burning, sustainable fuel made from various feedstocks, such as waste, biomass or biogas, and can reduce emissions by up to 85% compared to oil and diesel, according to the organisations.
Together, Dimeta and Rinnai will explore the role for DME blended with LPG and used in existing appliances, as well as 100% DME-dedicated appliances, including hot water production systems, boilers and dryers.
The benefits of DME
When Bioenergy Insight asked further about the benefits of DME, the pair emphasised a clear need and demand for renewable...

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