biomass a valuable fuel

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An age-old fuel put to new use: power and heat. Biomass waste is a valuable fuel which can be efficiently utilized.
Introduction

An age-old fuel put to new use

Providing a future-proof source of electricity and contributing to lower CO₂ emissions, power produced from biomass is increasingly economically viable. The interests of operators and investors, on the one hand, and those of utilities and grids, on the other, are becoming more closely aligned. This is because ensuring a stable power supply as well as the financial success of the power plant are common goals.
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Steam turbine for biomass power plant in Chiba, Japan

Sep, 11th 2020: Siemens Energy received an order from Toyo Engineering Corporation for a steam turbine and related products for a biomass power plant in Japan. The scope of supply includes a steam turbine of 75,000 kW power output, generator and turbine controls.

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Highly efficient biomass plants thanks to reheat solutions

With the rising prices of biomass used as fuel, the demands placed on the efficiency of a power plant are also increasing. High efficiencies allow for economical operation of the power plant and competitive power generation compared to electricity production from conventional energy sources. Industrial steam turbines with a power output of up to 250 MW and live steam parameters of up to 565 ° C / 165 bar achieve maximum efficiency with a double casing reheat solution.

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Partnering with an experienced equipment manufacturer is an important step toward commissioning a new biomass plant.

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Biomass - a valuable fuel

Typical biomass fuels are derived from a wide variety of materials often only seen as waste. Browse through our news and learn more about our projects and experiences.
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Biomass can be considered as a waste or an energy source. We think it has a lot of potential. Using this renewable energy source can result in efficient power and heat. In our quarterly newsletter "Upcycle your biomass" we share our experiences.