South Africa gives green light to country’s first LanzaTech ethanol project

October 23, 2018 |

In South Africa, the country’s first project using LanzaTech’s ethanol technology from industrial waste gases has received the go ahead. Construction of the 60 million liter per year facility co-located at the Samancor ferrochrome smelter will begin next year. The $77 million plant is as a result of a grant from the U.S. Trade and Development Agency to develop the feasibility study. Successful pilot tests at the facility have already been undertaken following the importation of a pilot fermentation unit.

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