PUNE, India, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
- 420 million litres bioethanol & 500,000 tonnes per annum High Quality Animal Feed
Vivergo Fuels Ltd officially opens the UK's largest bioethanol plant based on Praj technology and design. Praj is a global process engineering and solutions provider for bioethanol, alcohol & brewery, water & wastewater and process equipment.
This greenfield biorefinery operating on UK feed wheat is highly energy efficient with distillation, dehydration and evaporation integrated uniquely reducing energy consumption. The plant adheres to EU sustainability criteria for Greenhouse Gas (GHG) savings.
Vivergo Fuels is a JV between AB Sugar, BP, & DuPont. This plant is capable of producing around 1/3 of the UK's current bioethanol demand for petrol and will be UK's largest single source supplier of animal feed. Vivergo Fuels has already gained International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC), certifying that bioethanol plant and their business fully comply with the requirements of the EU Renewable Energy Directive.
Praj provided the licence for the technology, basic engineering as well as certain equipment for the core process block which includes liquefaction, fermentation, distillation, multi effect evaporation and molecular sieve dehydration. The plant is designed to use 1.1 million tonnes of feed-grade wheat to produce 420 million litres of bioethanol and 500,000 tonnes of protein rich animal feed per year.
The CE marked ready-to-install equipment were designed, manufactured, assembled and tested at Praj's manufacturing facility in SEZ, Kandla. This enabled quick and
|SOURCE Praj Industries Limited|
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