Tag: Praj

Maharashtra teams with Praj to test cashew apple as biofuel feedstock

Maharashtra teams with Praj to test cashew apple as biofuel feedstock

December 13, 2018 |

In India, two coastal communities in Maharashtra have been short-listed as potential sites for a government program that will trial the use of cashew apple and press cake as feedstock for biofuel production. Praj as well as a local university and other partners are teaming on the project that could help reduce the 2.2 million […]

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Praj expects second-generation ethanol to take off thanks to new policy

Praj expects second-generation ethanol to take off thanks to new policy

July 4, 2018 |

In India, Praj expects the new national policy to promote second-generation ethanol production and consumption to go a long way towards achieving higher ethanol blending goals. The company has invested extensively over the last several years in developing the technology in order to get it ready for commercial roll out. It expects to start seeing […]

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Praj getting closer to building two 2nd gen biofuel plants in Europe

Praj getting closer to building two 2nd gen biofuel plants in Europe

March 11, 2018 |

In India, Praj Industries is a step closer to setting up two second generation ethanol plants in two European Union countries that were not disclosed yet. The announcement that Praj is in the advanced stages of discussions to build those plants came at the EU-India Conference on Advanced Biofuels on Friday. A delegation from Europe […]

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India’s biofuels leader, going beyond: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Praj Industries

India’s biofuels leader, going beyond: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Praj Industries

September 23, 2017 |

Praj is an India-based process solutions specialist with continued leadership in ethanol & brewery space over many years — aiming to emerge as a significant water company within 5 years. The company is expanding its new technology pipeline, with 16 patents granted, and 79 patents at various stages of approval. The company’s most recent investor […]

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Praj and Gevo team to adapt isobutanol technology for cellulosic feedstocks

Praj and Gevo team to adapt isobutanol technology for cellulosic feedstocks

July 25, 2017 |

In Canada, at the BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology taking place in Montreal, Canada, Praj Industries Ltd and Gevo, Inc. unveiled a new commercial opportunity in renewable bioproducts, jointly announcing that Gevo’s proprietary isobutanol technology will now be available for licensing to processors of sugar cane juice and molasses. This follows on the back […]

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Praj commissions 2G “smart biorefinery”

Praj commissions 2G “smart biorefinery”

May 4, 2017 |

In India, Praj commissioned its second-generation ethanol “smart biorefinery” pilot plant in Gujarat using crop waste as feedstock. In addition to ethanol, the company plans to produce green chemicals and intermediates. Using farm waste will help to reduce the extensive burning farmers practice every year while helping the country to achieve its energy independence goals […]

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Praj’s Q3 steady with an eye on cellulosic plants with IOC

Praj’s Q3 steady with an eye on cellulosic plants with IOC

February 15, 2017 |

In India, Praj Industries’ financial results for Q3 were steady on the year with income at $34.8 million, with a backlog of project orders as of the December 31 of $162 million, with about 40% international orders and the remainder domestic. The two cellulosic ethanol plants announced last year with Indian Oil Corp in Haryana […]

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Praj investing up to $240 million in 2G plants to get projects off the ground

Praj investing up to $240 million in 2G plants to get projects off the ground

December 22, 2016 |

In India, Praj is so confident in its 2G technology or so desperate to secure orders that the debt-free company is willing to take on loans in order to finance its share of the financing for the four plants recently signed with the Indian Oil Corporation and Bharat Petroleum Corporation. The company is expected to […]

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Ethanol from conventional to advanced: The Digest’s 2016 Multi Slide Guide to Praj

Ethanol from conventional to advanced: The Digest’s 2016 Multi Slide Guide to Praj

October 13, 2016 |

Recently, we held a well-attended webinar on the markets and makers of ethanol from conventional to advanced. Here below is a slide deck presented on the day, from Praj – going through the technology landscape that is powering the rise of an Indian cellulosic ethanol industry. The recorded version of the “Ethanol from conventional to advanced” webinar can […]

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Indian Oil chooses Praj to supply three 2G ethanol plants

Indian Oil chooses Praj to supply three 2G ethanol plants

September 14, 2016 |

In India, Indian Oil Corporation Limited (Indian Oil), has selected Praj as its technology partner for setting up multiple 2nd Generation bio-ethanol plants based on indigenously developed technology. Indian Oil will be setting up three such 2G bio-ethanol plants. In order to enhance ethanol availability in the country for blending with petrol, Indian Oil is developing […]

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