In Switzerland, ORLEN Południe, member of ORLEN Group, intends to realize a full-scale commercial plant for the production of cellulosic ethanol at its Jedlicze site in Poland with Clariant’s sunliquid technology.
The announcement represents a strategic milestone for Clariant as this second license agreement for its sunliquid technology is another step to commercialize its technology. For ORLEN Południe, the agreement supports the intention to realize a full-scale commercial plant for the production of cellulosic ethanol from agricultural residues.
The license agreement enables ORLEN Południe to use Clariant’s sunliquid technology for the project development and plant operation it is planning to execute at its Jedlicze site in southeastern Poland, utilizing available land and the integration potential with the existing Jedlicze petroleum refinery. It is planned that the annual production capacity will be 25.000 tons.