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Markus rarbach sud chemie tecnologia

  1. 1. The sunliquid®-process: <br />CELLULOSIC ETHANOL FROM AGRICULTURAL RESIDUES<br />Scaling up Cellulosic Ethanol <br />and Reducing Cost<br />Dr. Markus Rarbach<br />Head ofBiocatalysis<br />Central R&D,<br />Süd-Chemie AG<br />
  2. 2. ®<br />Agenda<br /><ul><li> Süd-Chemie company
  3. 3. Green strategy
  4. 4. -technology anddevelopmentstatus</li></li></ul><li>Süd-Chemie: developing future-oriented products for more than 150 years<br />1857<br />1970<br />2010<br />1890<br />1930<br />1857:<br />Founding of BAG (now Süd-Chemie AG) in<br />Heufeld; founding shareholder: Justus von Liebig<br />Fertiliser<br />Bleaching earth andbentoniteproducts<br />1906:<br />Bleaching earth/bentonite<br />1962: Start of catalyst business<br />Catalysts<br />Foundry chemicals<br />1970: Production of foundrychemicalsbasedon bentonite<br />1996:<br />Entry into pharmaceutical protection packaging and water treatment business<br />Manufacturer of Cleantech products:<br /><ul><li>Biocatalysts
  5. 5. Exhaust gas purification catalysts
  6. 6. Lithium ion battery materials
  7. 7. CTL/GTL catalysts</li></li></ul><li>The greenstrategyof Süd-Chemie<br /><ul><li>Renewable feedstocks are the basis for a bio-based economy
  8. 8. Biocatalysis offers sustainable conversion to biofuels and biobased chemicals
  9. 9. Süd-Chemie’s technology portfolio adds heterogenous catalysis and purification technology to biorefinerie process solutions
  10. 10. Strong focus on lignocellulosesasthemost abundant ressourceglobally</li></li></ul><li>Cellulosic Ethanol with strong growth<br />Ethanol demand by region (billion gallons)<br />North America<br />30.0<br />Europe<br />15.0<br />9.9<br />China<br />7.7<br />7.0<br />15.0<br />4.1<br />0.7<br />2.2<br />2006<br />2020<br />0.4<br />2006<br />2020<br />2006<br />2020<br />Brazil<br />Sugar cane<br />ROW<br />16.0<br />10.0<br />Corn<br />1.0<br />4.0<br />4.3<br />9.0<br />Other oil/sugar/starch crops<br />12.0<br />0.8<br />1.0<br />0.2<br />Cellulosic<br />2006<br />2020<br />2006<br />2020<br />Almost half the growth will come from cellulosics<br />Note: Mandated demand split by technology according to either mandate or available information on raw material capacity plans for wave 1<br />Source: RFA; Unica (Brazil); European Commission; FO Licht; Press; McKinsey analysis <br />
  11. 11. Lignocellulosicfeedstock potential for Brazil – canebagasse<br /><ul><li>Assesment done with Brazilian partner on energy optimization potential in cane ethanol production
  12. 12. use of energy neutral sunliquid® process
  13. 13. leaves are left on the field, additional opportunity</li></ul>Sources: 1: BiomassAvailability & Price, LMC; 2: USDA Gainreport BR1007, Fuel value EtOH : gasoline = 0.65<br />
  14. 14. ®<br />The way to competitive cellulosic ethanol <br /><ul><li>Integrated process package including on-site enzyme production
  15. 15. Feedstock and process specific enzyme solutions
  16. 16. C6 and C5 fermentation plattform
  17. 17. Energy saving ethanol separation</li></li></ul><li>®<br />Challenges for Cellulosic Ethanol Production<br />- process solutions<br />High processyields<br />Low operatingcosts<br />Low investmentcosts<br />Sustainableprocess<br />All sugars to ethanol<br />Feedstock specific reaction conditions<br />Feedstock optimized enzymes<br />Integrated enzyme production<br />No external energy required<br />Proven (bio)chemical process technology <br />All scalable to production scale<br />No Food-or-Feed issue<br />Ethanol is nearly Carbon neutral<br />Process is energy self sufficient<br />
  18. 18. Development Status: Süd-ChemieAG invests in Demonstration Plant<br />Demonstration plant<br />1 kt/a<br />Production<br />50...150 kt/a<br />Pilot plant<br />1 t/a<br />In operation02/2009<br />Construction completein 2011<br />Partneringongoing<br />
  19. 19. ®<br />Sustainablecellulosicethanol<br /><ul><li>Integrated Process works flexible for different renewable feedstocks
  20. 20. High processyield, extendsproduction potential by 50%
  21. 21. Energy neutral: no additional fossil energy needed
  22. 22. Nearly carbon neutral: GHG reductions of about 95% compared to fossil fuels
  23. 23. Productioncostsbecomecompetitiveto 1stgenerationbioethanol
  24. 24. Domestic fuel production: More independence from fossil fuels
  25. 25. Creation of green jobs and income for the agricultural industry
  26. 26. No “Food for Fuel” competition and no additional land use</li></ul>The technology is mature and ready for commercialization.<br />