Silcompa also cares for the issue of renewable energy. The recent installation of an electric energy cogeneration turbine covers the entire company’s energy requirements, by recovering the steam coming from the various processing. The surplus is supplied to the national electricity grid.
Even Ethyl Alcohol in some of its uses join ecological and environmental issues. Ethyl Alcohol is in fact also used as biofuel for vehicles. It is the leading ecological alternative to CO2 emissions caused by road transport.
Beside, many countries, such as Brazil, United States, Europe and Asia, have increased their fuel ethanol consumption over the last years.