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The Sierra Biorefinery – Nevada USA

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The biofuel plant that Abengoa builds for Fulcrum BioEnergy will be the first plant that will produce biofuels from municipal solid waste (MSW) in USA. The end-use will be transportation fuel.

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The Sierra Biorefinery – Nevada USA

  1. 1. ABENGOA TheSierraBiorefineryplantthatAbengoaisbuldingforFulcrumBioEnergywillbethefirstplantthatwill producebiofuelsfrommunicipalsolidwaste(MSW)inUSA.Theendproductwillbetransportationfuel. KeyData: Location: Approximately20miles(32km) EastofReno,Nevada(USA) Capacity: 11milliongallonsayear Technology:Technology: GasificationandFischer-Tropsch Client: FulcrumBioEnergy,Inc. Tech FulcrumSierraisaBiorefinerywhere theMSW feedstockisconvertedinto syntheticcrudeoilthrougha gasificationprocessoftheMSW feedstock,gascleaningand Fischer-Tropschconversion.Inthisway 175,000tonsofMSW feedstockare processedannuallytoproduce11processedannuallytoproduce11 milliongallons(about42millionliters) ofsyntheticcrudeoil(syncrude). Thisprojectstrengthensthepositionof AbengoainNorthAmerica,whereitis presentformorethanonedecade,as wellasinthe"Waste-To-Energy" sector(obtainingenergyfromwaste) withthisinnovative“firstofakind” project. Abengoaisresponsiblefordeveloping theviabilitystudy,concept engineering,design,engineering, procurement,constructionand commissioningoftheproject.Itwillbe the“firstofakind”plantandis expectedbeginoperationsin2020. TheSierraBiorefinery NevadaUSA(EE.UU)

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