Tag: Guyana

Guyana beings E10 trial in 25 vehicles

Guyana beings E10 trial in 25 vehicles

May 6, 2014 |

In Guyana, with funding from the Inter-American Development Bank, GuySuCo has begun testing E10 in 25 vehicles. The vehicles will run solely on the fuel through the end of 2014 as follow up to the ‘Expanding bio-energy opportunities in Guyana’ project. The ethanol for the trial is supplied by the pilot plant installed by Green […]

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Guyana trials 20 government vehicles on locally-produced E10

Guyana trials 20 government vehicles on locally-produced E10

March 19, 2014 |

In Guyana, 20 vehicles from the Ministry of Agriculture and the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) will shortly begin using renewable fuel, as the sugar company has started fuel production using ‘blackstrap’ molasses at its Bio-Ethanol Demonstration Plant in Albion, Region Six. The factory can easily support the fuel use of the vehicles, Minister of Agriculture […]

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Guyana thinking about E10 policy after successful ethanol trial

Guyana thinking about E10 policy after successful ethanol trial

November 13, 2013 |

In Guyana, the prime minister’s office is exploring legislation for an E10 blend, a move that would support the country’s struggling sugar industry. Potential expansion of sugarcane area would take place in the intermediate savannahs so as not to compete with existing cane production. The pilot ethanol plant, supplied by Green Social from Brazil, has […]

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ANSA McAL pulls out of ethanol plans in Guyana

ANSA McAL pulls out of ethanol plans in Guyana

August 28, 2013 |

In Guyana, ANSA McAL has confirmed that it has indefinitely suspended its plans to invest in an ethanol project because it hasn’t been able to secure the land it needs. The company had denied rumors in April that the plan had been scrapped, saying instead that it was investigating a second proposed site after the […]

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Guyana gets first ethanol demonstration plant

Guyana gets first ethanol demonstration plant

August 26, 2013 |

In Guyana, the country’s first ever bioethanol demonstration plant was commissioned last week at what was regarded the start of an agro fuel revolution in a country that is leaning aggressively towards a renewable energy pathway. The plant located at the Albion Estate on the Corentyne Coast in Region Six, will produce ethanol to a quantity […]

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Whitefox teams with Green Social on ethanol plant for GuySuCo

Whitefox teams with Green Social on ethanol plant for GuySuCo

December 3, 2012 |

In Guyana, the UK’s Whitefox Technologies, together with its Brazilian partner Green Social, will supply a small-scale ethanol plant to GuySuCo’s Albion sugarcane mill in early 2013. The distillery will use membrane technology for dehydration. The project is supported by the Inter-American Development Bank in hopes of reducing the country’s dependence on imported energy.

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ANSA McAL Trading to develop sugarcane ethanol project in Guyana

ANSA McAL Trading to develop sugarcane ethanol project in Guyana

February 28, 2012 |

In Guyana, ANSA McAL Trading has signed an MOU with the government to developed a sugarcane-based ethanol plant that would use 2 million metric tons of cane annually to produce 40 million gallons of ethanol. The project would be developed on 110,000 hectares.

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