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Biofuels and biomaterials

Valmet has developed a family of sustainable and cost-effective processes for conversion of renewable biomass into valuable biofuels and biomaterials. This creates opportunities for our customers to grow their business and increase profitability while reducing carbon footprint.

All processes presented here – steam explosion, LignoBoost, BioTrac, integrated pyrolysis and HTC – are provided on an industrial scale. They are a result of our customers’ present and future needs.

Valmet is an experienced, trusted equipment and technology partner. We supply state-of-the-art solutions and process knowledge to ensure successful results.

How can Valmet’s processes and products move your business forward?

  • Maximum value from renewable raw materials
  • New revenue streams
  • Reduced carbon footprint

References

Climate-friendly Bioethanol from agricultural waste at Clariant in Germany

Climate-friendly Bioethanol from agricultural waste at Clariant in Germany

The Swiss speciality chemicals company Clariant, inaugurated Germany's largest second-generation bioethanol plant in July 2012. The cellulosic ethanol produced by Clariant reduces CO2 emissions by 95% compared to fossil fuels, and it does not interfere with food or feed production. The raw material is agricultural residue such as wheat straw or corn stover.

The largest bio power plant in the US runs with Valmet's automation solutions

The largest bio power plant in the US runs with Valmet's automation solutions

Gainesville Renewable Energy Center, the largest bio power plant in the US, produces 788,400 MWh of energy annually for local residents. Biomass power is carbon neutral and represents clean energy. Valmet’s process automation solutions contribute to the sustainable business.