Biofuels – the full power of nature
Biofuels are an important factor as a substitute for fossil fuels. Their production is increasing around the world. Success in this market requires a highly efficient, reliable and economic production. As a long-time partner of the chemical industry, we possess comprehensive know-how on biofuels plant automation – and our solutions can help you tackle biofuels production challenges.
Optimal process controls for the production of bioethanol from corn – to improve sustainability, ensure highest quality as well as productivity.
Second generation biofuels
Whether for the production of biofuels from wood, straw, micro-algae or biological remains – our solutions for plant automation and energy management ensure the economic and sustainable production of second generation biofuels.
With SIMATIC PCS 7, we offer a proven solution for more efficient biomass production, and can support you in reducing plant costs as well as improving time to market.
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Customized solutions for the production of environmentally friendly, synthetic biofuels (BTL) – from process control solutions to process analytics and power distribution – ensure maximum fuel yields and an efficient operation of your plant.
Regarding biomass pyrolysis as well as bio-oil and bio-coke production, our solutions support the optimal transportation and utilization of existing biomass. Learn more about our contribution to the research project on improving the ERRC pyrolysis process.
As far as bioethanol production from straw is concerned, our many years of biofuels plant automation experience have made us an ideal partner for implementing optimal measuring processes and process instrumentation. We can provide support for the economic production of fuels and the best possible utilization of available resources.
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Worldwide partnerships with the chemical industry – our references.
Arnold-Blume Bioenergie GmbH, Germany
End-to-end process instrumentation from Siemens helps to ensure optimal, economic, long-term operation at the biogas plant in Rhinow.
North-Tec Maschinenbau GmbH, Germany
The North-Tec machine building company relies on end-to-end automation solutions from Siemens.
Inbicon A/S, Denmark
Faced with the challenging of having to construct a demonstration plant for bioethanol production from straw, Siemens provided support from planning to final commissioning.
Process News 1/14
Read about how biogas plants help to cover a plant's entire energy needs in this special edition.
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