Biomass Gasifier 'Tars': Their Nature, Formation, and Conversion

Research output: NRELTechnical Report


The main purpose of this review is to update the information on gasification tar, the most cumbersome and problematic parameter in any gasification commercialization effort. The work aims to present to the community the scientific and practical aspects of tar formation and conversion (removal) during gasification as a function of the various technological and technical parameters and variables.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages202
StatePublished - 1998

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/TP-570-25357


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