Siemens Energy partner with Liquid Wind to produce green Fuel
Siemens Energy is one of the world’s leading energy technology companies. After several years of collaboration, the company has officially joined the Power-to-Fuel company to produce eFuel and enable a significant reduction in carbon emissions from shipping. Siemens Energy is providing an equity investment in Liquid Wind AB and will contribute technology and expertise to the development of eMethanol facilities.
Liquid Wind’s facilities will integrate a 70-Megawatt PEM-Electrolyzer by Siemens Energy, which will use renewable electricity to split water into green hydrogen and oxygen. The green hydrogen will be combined with biogenic CO2 to form carbon neutral liquid fuel. This eFuel will be used by the shipping industry to replace fossil fuels, preventing the emission of 100,000 tons of CO2 every year. In addition to the PEM-Electrolyzer, Siemens Energy will also supply the entire power distribution, electrification, instrumentation, motors, drives and plant-wide automation. Digital tools will support the operation, optimisation and replication of the standardised facilities.
“eMethanol will be one of the drivers in the future of transportation and Siemens Energy want to be an active part of this.” said Engelbert Schrapp, Principle Corporate Account Manager of Siemens Energy.
“Liquid Wind is one of the most advanced developers in this space. Their ambitions for scale combined with Siemens Energy’s technology like the PEM-Electrolyzers and digital tools, will certainly have the chance to be one of the pillars of a more sustainable transportation industry.”
“After close collaboration for five years we are pleased to officially welcome Siemens Energy to the Liquid Wind project,” said Claes Fredriksson, CEO and Founder of Liquid Wind. “They bring a broad range of valuable expertise, solutions and contacts. Their systems and collaborative spirit will play a crucial role in enabling the efficient replication of eMethanol facilities to meet growing demand for carbon neutral fuel.”
With a construction time of approximately two years, the eMethanol is expected to be available from late 2023 / early 2024. The company is planning to scale up rapidly and is targeting the development of up to 500 standardised facilities internationally by 2050.
For further information or to organise an interview, please contact;
Allie Downes, Marketing Manager, Liquid Wind
0046 73879 2957
About Liquid Wind
Liquid Wind is a Power-to-Fuel Development Company committed to reducing carbon emissions. The company develops, finances, builds and manages replicable facilities for the production of eMethanol, to accelerate the transition to carbon neutral shipping and transportation. The facilities will produce renewable liquid fuel, so Liquid Wind can offer their customers the opportunity to quickly reach their sustainability goals. For more information about Liquid Wind visit www.liquidwind.se