Alternative fuels

The alternative fuels so called secondary fuels are specified in the Decree No. 228/2014 Coll. laying down requirements on the fuel quality and on maintenance of operation file on fuels, in the text of Decree No. 367/2015 Coll. by the Slovak Ministry of Environment: The second fuel is made from waste, it achieved the status of end of waste and it will not be considered waste anymore but a compound, mixture or product. The secondary fuel may be produced from waste only.

A secondary fuel may be:

  • Solid
  • Liquid
  • Gaseous

Tests of solid and liquid secondary fuels according to the Decree No. 228/2014 Coll.

Property
Antimony
Arsenic
Lead
Cadmium
Chromium
Cobalt
Nickel
Mercury
Silicon
Zinc
Boron
Phosphorus
Polycyclic hydrocarbons
PCB
Chlorine
Sulphur


Tests of gaseous secondary fuels according to the Decree No. 228/2014 Coll.

Property
Total sulphur
Hydrogen sulphide
Carbonyl sulphide (COS)