Jamaica’s ethanol journey continues its convoluted path but there’s still hope

December 12, 2017 |

In Jamaica, the Jamaica Gleaner reports that just as a local company is looking to buy out the troubled Moneymusk sugarcane mill and switch its focus to more ethanol production, a report from the Auditor General shows that long-time ethanol producers Petrojam Ethanol didn’t really get “value for money” from its 40 million gallon ethanol plant investment made in 2005. The company later stopped producing ethanol and was importing instead, but that activity also ceased in 2013. It says it will now look to restarting ethanol production following the government’s moves to implement blending.

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