Air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions are global problems which can be solved through the use of new, sustainable technologies to make freight shipment more ecologically compatible. With organic LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas), we can now optimally exploit the ecological advantages of methane gas, the environmentally safest fuel for internal combustion engines:
The fermentation of livestock waste and liquid waste in the Biogas Wipptal plant yields biogas. In a purification process, the biogas is then separated into bio methane (CH4) and carbon dioxide (CO2). In a subsequent step, the bio-methane is then liquefied at a temperature of -163 °C. This is done in a 3-stage compressor, thus obviating the need for additional refrigerant.
The resultant bio LNG is stored in special cryogenic storage tanks for later use in heavy truck transportation.
“In the coming years, environmentally compatible mobility will play an ever greater role throughout the country.
For individual mobility, gaseous organic methane represents an ecological “bridge technology” to reduce air pollution in urban areas.
But for heavy transportation, the fuel of the future – as an alternative to diesel – will be liquefied biogas (LNG) and renewable liquid organic methane. biwi’s project, which targets the production of 9 tons of liquefied biogas per day, is totally in keeping with that, and can make a significant contribution towards the decarbonization of the transport sector.”
Head of the R&S Division of the Italian Biogas Plant Consortium (CIB)
“Climate change demands that we go new ways economically to attain sustainable operating methods and conform to climate policies.
With regards to economic activities in mountainous areas, this means closing the fertilizer management cycle. The processing of agricultural wastes to produce sustainable fertilizer products as Biogas Wipptal is doing it represents a major contribution. The resultant biogas – a sustainable, renewable source of raw materials – can also be efficiently used (with new technologies in the transportation sector and especially the area of heavy freight) as a sustainable fuel, either as liquefied biogas (LNG) or as “green” hydrogen.
The enables emissions of pollutants and CO2 to be minimized, and fulfills all the requirements of climate protection. CO2 from biogas is climate-neutral since it is derived from renewable sources and not from fossil fuels.fossili.“
Dr. Walter Huber
Environmental and hydrogen expert