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Automation solutions for all types of biogas plants

26.01.2010
Biogas as an energy source for future generations will occupy center stage at the 19th Annual Conference of the German Biogas Association and the Biogas Trade Fair from February 2 to 4 in Leipzig, Germany.

The Siemens Industry Automation Division will present products and systems for integrated, economic and safe automation in the biogas industry, both for smaller agricultural biogas plants and for large industrial plants. Siemens products like the modular and scalable Simatic PCS 7 process control system can also be used to automate several plants networked together, such as a sewage or waste processing plant in combination with a biogas plant.

Use of process instruments to monitor pressure, temperature, flow, levels and limits will also be demonstrated. MicroSAM, the rugged micro-process gas chromatograph, and Sitrans CV, the natural gas chromatograph, analyze the prepared biogas before it is channeled into the natural gas distribution network. The high accuracy and availability of these Ex-protected devices form the basis for precise energy accounting.

Siemens will present its products for the biogas industry in Hall L-2, Booth 2-313.

The Siemens Industry Sector (Erlangen, Germany) is the worldwide leading supplier of environmentally friendly production, transportation, building and lighting technologies. With integrated automation technologies and comprehensive industry-specific solutions, Siemens increases the productivity, efficiency and flexibility of its customers in the fields of industry and infrastructure. The Sector consists of six divisions: Building Technologies, Drive Technologies, Industry Automation, Industry Solutions, Mobility und Osram. With around 207,000 employees worldwide (September 30), Siemens Industry achieved in fiscal year 2009 total sales of approximately €35 billion.

The Siemens Industry Automation Division (Nuremberg, Germany) is a worldwide leader in the fields of automation systems, industrial controls and industrial software. Its portfolio ranges from standard products for the manufacturing and process industries to solutions for whole industrial sectors that encompass the automation of entire automobile production facilities and chemical plants. As a leading software supplier, Industry Automation optimizes the entire value added chain of manufacturers – from product design and development to production, sales and a wide range of maintenance services. With around 39,000 employees worldwide (September 30), Siemens Industry Automation achieved sales of €7.0 billion in fiscal year 2009. www.siemens.com/industryautomation

Reference Number: IIA2010012213e

Industry Sector
Industry Automation Division
ContactMr. Gerhard Stauss
Industry Automation Division
Siemens AG
Gleiwitzerstr. 555
90475 Nürnberg
Germany
Tel: +49 (911) 895-7945
gerhard.stauss​@siemens.com

Gerhard Stauss | Siemens Industry
Further information:
http://www.biogastagung.org
http://www.siemens.com/biogas
http://www.siemens.com/industry

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