Ethanol push in Kebbi state could result in $1B in annual revenues

June 9, 2020 |

In Nigeria, the Daily Sun newspaper reports that the push to create a large-scale ethanol industry in Kebbi state could result in direct and indirect revenues of more than $1 billion annually. About 32,000 hectares in the state have been set aside for cassava production and another 15,000 hectares for sugarcane to supply the planned Nigerian National Petroleum Agency 84 million liter per day ethanol plant under development. Using ethanol to power decentralized energy production replacing fossil fuel is under consideration in addition to domestic fuel consumption and potentially exports.

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