Tag: Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh offers itself to lead ethanol revolution

Uttar Pradesh offers itself to lead ethanol revolution

June 19, 2019 |

In India, the Business Standard newspaper reports that the Uttar Pradesh government has offered up its sugar industry to the central government in order to lead on ethanol production so it may achieve ethanol blending goals. As one of the top cane producers in the country, it is home to 30% of the new proposed […]

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Uttar Pradesh to invest $2.4 billion in five biofuel plants

Uttar Pradesh to invest $2.4 billion in five biofuel plants

February 13, 2019 |

In India, the Hindu newspaper reports that the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to invest $2.4 billion in five biofuel plants to be located in Sitapur, Hapur, Meerut, Bareilly and Muzaffarnagar. Feedstocks, technologies nor independent project costs were included in the article announcing the green light given by the state’s government. The state’s investment is […]

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Uttar Pradesh looks to boost ethanol production at 24 coop mills

Uttar Pradesh looks to boost ethanol production at 24 coop mills

November 22, 2018 |

In India, the Business Standard reports that Uttar Pradesh’s Chief Minister said 24 cooperative mills would soon get ethanol distilleries and cogeneration capacity in an effort to boost efficiencies, create jobs and supply more ethanol to other states. UP already blends 10% ethanol. In addition, he said mills would be adding additional ethanol production capacity […]

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Indian Oil Company gets 50 acres from UP government for 2G ethanol plant

Indian Oil Company gets 50 acres from UP government for 2G ethanol plant

October 17, 2018 |

In India, the Times of India reports that the Uttar Pradesh cabinet has given the green light to the Indian Oil Company to supply it with 50 acres where it can locate its proposed waste-based ethanol plant. The 30-year lease for the facility was one of the final steps required before the company could move […]

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Uttar Pradesh greenlights six biofuels projects worth $230 million

Uttar Pradesh greenlights six biofuels projects worth $230 million

October 4, 2018 |

In India, the Business Standard reports that Uttar Pradesh government has approved six proposals for commercial scale biofuel investments worth a total of $230 million, including SunLight Fuels’ $210 million project to produce 175,000 liters per day of drop-in fuel from sugarcane bagasse. An unnamed Dutch company will provide the technology while the bagasse will […]

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Uttar Pradesh to invest $21.5 million to bring 6 ethanol plants back online

Uttar Pradesh to invest $21.5 million to bring 6 ethanol plants back online

September 10, 2018 |

In India, the Business Standard newspaper reports that Uttar Pradesh will invest $21.5 million to bring six mothballed ethanol distilleries back online in an effort to quickly ramp up ethanol production in light of the national government’s push to produce and consume 10% ethanol. The facilities had been shut by the Central Pollution Control Board […]

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Uttar Pradesh sugar mills seeking molasses deregulation

Uttar Pradesh sugar mills seeking molasses deregulation

July 4, 2018 |

In India, the Uttar Pradesh sugar mills association is seeking deregulation of molasses in an effort to offload supplies that are currently drowning its local market following a record sugarcane crush while providing opportunity to supply other states that can’t fulfill their own demand. Even though the central government has recently deregulated the use of […]

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Uttar Pradesh pushes for approval to use cane juice for ethanol feedstock

Uttar Pradesh pushes for approval to use cane juice for ethanol feedstock

June 26, 2018 |

In India, the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh has asked the central government to allow the use of sugarcane juice rather than molasses for ethanol feedstock as soon as possible to help reduce the repeat a giant sugar glut in the state next season. He says the deregulating the use of sugarcane for ethanol would […]

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Uttar Pradesh cabinet approves biofuels policy

Uttar Pradesh cabinet approves biofuels policy

February 20, 2018 |

In India, the Uttar Pradesh state cabinet approved the state’s new biofuel policy last week, paving the way for an investment package worth $1.23 billion that will focus on agricultural residue such as bagasse and crop waste as feedstock. The details of the planned investments will be announced at the UP Investors Summit being held […]

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Uttar Pradesh chief minister to commission Kisan Sahkari Chini ethanol plant

Uttar Pradesh chief minister to commission Kisan Sahkari Chini ethanol plant

January 4, 2018 |

In India, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh will attend the grand opening of Kisan Sahkari Chini sugar mill’s new ethanol 40,000 liter per day distillery in Sathiaon. The project was part of a wider expansion program for the mill that was re-commissioned in March 2016.  The mill was originally built in 1974 and commissioned […]

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