ALCO BIO FUEL Bioethanol Plant, Belgium


Turn-key construction from greenfield of a bioethanol production plant

Alco Bio Fuel - Ghent - Belgium
General contractor
De Smet Engineers & Contractors
Scope of works
Turn-key supply of a complete wheat based bioethanol production plant
Industrial operation
Plant capacity
150,000 m³ per year of bioethanol

Processing units
  • Wheat milling
  • Mash preparation, liquefaction, saccharification
  • Mash fermentation
  • Alcohol distillation
  • Alcohol dehydration
  • Stillage separation
  • Stillage concentration
  • DDGS drying
  • Water cooling
  • Steam production
  • Electricity transformation and distribution network
  • Compressed air production
  • Effluent water treatment plant
  • Fire fighting system
  • Chemicals and enzymes storage
  • Ethanol buffer storage
  • Ethanol pipeline
  • DDGS pelletizing unit
  • Laboratory
  • Control room
  • Administration building

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