Helping an Australian grain manufacturer produce clean energy from waste

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PERTH, March 10, 2022 /CSRwire/ — Technologies from Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) are helping a major cereal manufacturer use anaerobic digestion, a sequence of processes by which microorganisms break down biodegradable materials, to generate energy from organic waste. These processes allow the manufacturer, strongly committed to its social and environmental responsibilities, to reduce its energy expenditure while reducing its environmental impact.

ACS, a provider of industrial automation and control systems and services in Australia, developed the anaerobic digestion plant automation and control system, which includes several Rockwell control products, software and drives.

The plant produces methane gas from oat hulls and uses this fuel in a combined heat and power unit to offset all of its current and future energy needs with excess energy exported to the grid. The anaerobic digestion plant has the capacity to produce 1.5 million watts of electricity and heat.

Learn more about anaerobic digestion, including the process and benefits, in this comprehensive article. case historyand how Rockwell helps customers achieve their goals sustainability goals.

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