Siemens – the right partner for all subsections of a bioethanol plant
Various auxiliary units are required to operate a bioethanol plant, such as sections for the generation of the heating steam for the distillation process, the cooling tower and refrigeration plant. Siemens process instruments, automation and drive technology, and power engineering play an important role here.
Cogeneration systems for self-supply of power and steam are particularly used in South America with bioethanol plants on the basis of sugar cane. We deliver turnkey solutions for such types of biofuel plants, consisting of conventional power plant technology and specific components for the automation and energy management of biofuels.
In addition, biogas can be obtained from the residues of bioethanol production, and this can again be used to generate power or heat. You thus not only reduce the production costs of your bioethanol plant, you can simultaneously improve the greenhouse gas balance of your bioethanol production process.