Tag: Raizen

Raízen and SP Ventures team on agribusiness incubator to launch start ups

Raízen and SP Ventures team on agribusiness incubator to launch start ups

August 2, 2017 |

In Brazil, Raízen and SP Ventures, which manages investments in companies with agribusiness-related technologies, have joined forces to open Espaço Pulse. The business environment is geared towards agribusiness startups and is located in the Agtech Valley, in Piracicaba, in the interior of São Paulo. The city is home to the national sugarcane industry and headquarters […]

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Raizen scaling up cellulosic ethanol production five-fold by 2018

Raizen scaling up cellulosic ethanol production five-fold by 2018

July 4, 2017 |

In Brazil, Raizen plans to scale up its cellulosic ethanol technology five-fold over the next two years to 40 million liters by 2018, a move that will make the fuel competitive with conventional ethanol. The Piracicaba facility is set to produce 14 million liters this year following its first 7 million liters produced last year. The […]

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Strategic Intent: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Raizen, Reliance Industries

Strategic Intent: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Raizen, Reliance Industries

October 10, 2016 |

This season, The Digest is hosting the Strategic Intent webinar series, looking at the plans, progress and future milestones of strategic stakeholders in the Advanced Bioeconomy. In this slide deck, we looked at Raizen and Reliance Industries and their direct investments, partnerships and alliances with companies both heralded and unknown.

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Raizen sells cellulosic ethanol to Europe at 26% premium

Raizen sells cellulosic ethanol to Europe at 26% premium

July 22, 2015 |

In Brazil, Raizen has secured its first export orders for cellulosic ethanol to Europe, and on top of that received a 26% premium over conventional ethanol prices of roughly 35 cents per gallon. The 26 million liter per year Piracicaba cellulosic ethanol plant was inaugurated on Wednesday but has been producing since December as it […]

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Cellulosic ethanol: Where are the gallons? Answers for your questions.

Cellulosic ethanol: Where are the gallons? Answers for your questions.

July 1, 2015 |

Seen a number of high-profile cellulosic projects open in recent years, and not much ethanol being produced? Wondered why? Here are answers to your questions. As Jack Webb used to say on Dragnet, just the facts, ma’am. Fact one. There’s not much ethanol being produced at the new generation of cellulosic projects. Fact two. We have […]

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Raizen transports first biodiesel shipment by rail

Raizen transports first biodiesel shipment by rail

June 23, 2015 |

In Brazil, Raizen has completed its first shipment of biodiesel by rail, from Rondonópolis to Paulina, taking advantage of reverse logistics—railcars that would otherwise be empty after transporting fossil fuels, taking advantage of cheaper rates to move the biodiesel in the opposite direction. As much as 50 million liters of biodiesel could be transported annually,

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Raizen to cut ethanol investments by a quarter during 2015/16

Raizen to cut ethanol investments by a quarter during 2015/16

March 23, 2015 |

In Brazil, along with flat expectations for ethanol production during 2015/16, Raizen expects to cuts its ethanol investments to around $600 million, roughly 25% lower than during the previous season. A weaker Real may boost demand for Brazilian ethanol exports but low gasoline prices dampens domestic demand for ethanol.

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Ceres and Raizen announce sweet sorghum partnership for ethanol

Ceres and Raizen announce sweet sorghum partnership for ethanol

March 16, 2015 |

In Brazil, Ceres and Raizen announced that they have signed a multi-year collaboration agreement to develop and produce sweet sorghum on an industrial scale. Sweet sorghum can be grown to complement existing feedstock supplies and extend the operating season of Brazilian sugarcane-to-ethanol mills. Under the collaboration, the companies will each contribute in-kind services and resources […]

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Ceres, Raizen ink multi-year sweet sorghum ethanol deal

Ceres, Raizen ink multi-year sweet sorghum ethanol deal

March 16, 2015 |

In Brazil and California, Ceres and Raízen announced that they have signed a multi-year collaboration agreement to develop and produce sweet sorghum on an industrial scale. Sweet sorghum can be grown to complement existing feedstock supplies and extend the operating season of Brazilian sugarcane-to-ethanol mills. Under the collaboration, the companies will each contribute in-kind services […]

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Raízen: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Raízen: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

February 24, 2015 |

Based from the merger of Shell and Cosan, Raízen is now the Brazil’s fifth largest company in terms of billable revenues and the nation’s leading manufacturer of sugarcane ethanol, with production of about 2 billion litres of biofuel per year. This activity also includes the production of 4 million tonnes of sugar and the sale of […]

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