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A flue-gas cleaning solution using Sodium Based Sorbent for Air Pollution Control by dry injection

June 2019
June 2022
Gallery SOLVAir(r) 1
Gallery SOLVAir(r) 1


SOLVAir(r) is a highly efficient flue gas cleaning solution using safe sodium based sorbent contributing to overcome health and environment related challenges. The solution is 100% dry so it doesn’t need water and doesn’t produce effluent. Thanks to the high reactivity of the sorbent, minimum CAPEX is required to meet the most stringent regulatory requirements. Compared to competing technologies, it allows a higher energy efficiency. Solvay offers solutions for the recycling of the by products generated by the flue gas treatment process

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Label Date June 16, 2022
By Solvay
From Belgium
Maturity stage Medium and large scale commercialization
Looking For Network, Visibility, Credibility

The environmental benefits

  • Generates twice less residue from the flue gas treatment than competing technology
  • Applicable from from 80 °C to 800°C
  • High mitigation rate of pollutants (achievable more than 99% of mitigation for HCl and SO2)
  • Achievable Net Energy efficiency in waste to energy 88%

The Financial benefits

  • Less CAPEX vs competing technologies: -10 to -30 %
  • Lower operational costs in WtE up to 5 €/ t of waste treated in WtE

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Company Profile


Solvay is a global company driven by proud and committed chemists. Asking more from chemistry.

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Headquarters 1000 Brussels, Belgium
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