Tag: 2G ethanol

Raízen Raising the Roof on 2 new cellulosic ethanol plants with $395M investment

Raízen Raising the Roof on 2 new cellulosic ethanol plants with $395M investment

May 15, 2022 |

Almost a year ago, The Digest reported that Raízen was rising with about $1.15 billion raised in the biggest Brazil IPO of the year. And this year is no exception to the continued Rising of Raízen with the just announced BRL$2 billion (about USD$395 million) investment package to build two new cellulosic, second-generation ethanol plants […]

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Rayonier Advanced Materials introduces wood-based 2G ethanol in France

Rayonier Advanced Materials introduces wood-based 2G ethanol in France

January 18, 2022 |

In Florida, Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc announced the introduction of a second generation (2G) bioethanol product for Europe’s fast-growing biofuels market. Produced using wood-based feedstock, RYAM will be among the first in France to produce 2G bioethanol fuel from wood. With a 90% smaller carbon footprint compared to fossil fuel-based gasoline, RYAM’s bioethanol product will […]

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Clariant still plans to commission Romanian 2G ethanol plant by year’s end

Clariant still plans to commission Romanian 2G ethanol plant by year’s end

September 27, 2021 |

In Romania, after four years of construction, Romania Insider reports that Clariant plans to complete its EUR140 million cellulosic ethanol facility this year, not only completing construction but also commissioning start up. Around 80,000 metric tons of straw will be collected during this current harvest season from 20 different partners to supply the facility’s startup. […]

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Romanian oil giant looking to invest $291M in 2G ethanol plant

Romanian oil giant looking to invest $291M in 2G ethanol plant

November 12, 2020 |

In Romania, Economica.net reports the country’s main energy player OMV Petrom is looking to invest $291 million in a second-generation ethanol plant, allowing it to secure 35% of the total investment in European grant funding. The facility is expected to be co-located or located nearby the company’s existing oil extraction and refining facilities in Prahova […]

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Tata Projects awarded contract to build BPCL’s 2G ethanol plant in Odisha

Tata Projects awarded contract to build BPCL’s 2G ethanol plant in Odisha

January 23, 2020 |

In India, the ANI news agency reports that Tata Projects has been selected by Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited to build its second generation, 100,000 liter per day ethanol plant in Odisha that will use rice straw as feedstock but will be tested using corn stalks. The national government has been pushing for more 2G ethanol […]

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Arizona companies team up to create portable 2G ethanol production systems

Arizona companies team up to create portable 2G ethanol production systems

December 10, 2019 |

In Arizona, Linked Equipment and Capna Systems announce a joint effort to provide fully turnkey Ethanol Extraction systems that can process up to 3000 lbs. of biomass in a 10-hour shift with as little as a 1500 sq. ft footprint. Through collaboration, Linked Equipment and Capna have developed a turnkey modular solution using Capna’s Automated […]

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BPCL’s 2G ethanol plant in Odisha seen commissioned by end-2020

BPCL’s 2G ethanol plant in Odisha seen commissioned by end-2020

December 9, 2019 |

In India, the Denton Daily newspaper reports that BPCL’s second-generation ethanol plant under construction in Odisha should be commissioned by the end of next year, ramping up to produce 30 million liters of ethanol annually from rice straw. Burning of rice straw has caused major air pollution challenges in India, culminating in suffocating New Delhi […]

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Uttar Pradesh wants at least one 2G ethanol plant in every district

Uttar Pradesh wants at least one 2G ethanol plant in every district

November 13, 2019 |

In India, the Business Standard newspaper report that Uttar Pradesh announced it is development an action plan to speed up the development and implementation of ethanol produced from crop waste in response to the government’s ordering it, Punjab and Haryana from burning their straw. Burning crop waste has caused severe air pollution over the past […]

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India gives environmental greenlight for IOC’s 2G ethanol plant in Panipat

India gives environmental greenlight for IOC’s 2G ethanol plant in Panipat

November 11, 2019 |

In India, the Economic Times newspaper reports that the government has given Indian Oil Company the environmental green light to go ahead with its planned 2G ethanol plant located near the company’s Panipat oil refinery. The 100,000 liter per day, $107 million facility is meant to double farmers income as well as significantly reduce crop […]

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Chhattisgarh to build six 2G ethanol plants to tackle paddy burning

Chhattisgarh to build six 2G ethanol plants to tackle paddy burning

November 7, 2019 |

In India, the Economic Times newspaper reports that the state of Chhattisgarh in the heart of India’s “rice bowl” is set to invest in six 2G ethanol plants using paddy straw and husks as feedstock. The capital is currently choking from extreme air pollution, so bad that some flights were diverted earlier in the week, […]

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