Beijing Shougang LanzaTech New Energy Science & Technology Co., Ltd


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Hebei Province, China

LanzaTech’s novel gas-to-liquid technology has opened up vast new sources for making low-carbon chemicals and fuels that displace petroleum without the environmental concerns associated with crop- and land-based bioproducts.

Overview

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Location: Hebei Province, China

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Year: 2013

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Status: Running

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Primary Feedstock: Industrial off gases from steel making process

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Products: Ethanol

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Technology: Gas fermentation

Description

Gas fermentation using biological catalyst (bacteria) to capture and reuse waste gases rich in carbon monoxide to produce ethanol.

Impact

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Input Volume: 450 Nm3/hr H2+CO

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Output Capacity: 511 tonnes/year

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Jobs: 240 during operation, 1100 during construction phase

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Investment: US$100 million

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Partners: Shougang Steel Company

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