Abengoa heads for Brazil with advanced ethanol technology

January 13, 2012 |

In Spain, Abengoa announced that they have been selected by BNDES and FINEP to adapt its second generation ethanol technology to produce ethanol from sugar cane biomass. The project, which forms part of the Industrial Innovation Program for the Sugar Energy Sector, will enable Abengoa to produce bioethanol and biobutanol from sugar cane straw and bagasse.

Abengoa will be responsible for implementing the technology required for the project, as well as undertaking the engineering work to develop a plant with the capacity to generate 100 million liters of ethanol per annum.

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