Punjab government teams on $104.7 million 2G ethanol plant from paddy straw

July 9, 2018 |

In India, the Punjab government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with local company SAB Industries to develop a $104.7 million paddy straw-based second-generation ethanol plant. The facility will produce 25,000 metric tons of ethanol annually. The state government estimates there is as much as 160 million metric tons of straw available in the country for biofuel production annually that could produce more than 30 billion liters of ethanol. The project is part of the national government’s wider push to boost 2G ethanol production and blending.

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