Tag: Panama

SGP BioEnergy adds green hydrogen production to to Panama biorefinery project

SGP BioEnergy adds green hydrogen production to to Panama biorefinery project

October 11, 2022 |

In Panama, SGP BioEnergy announced the addition of green hydrogen production to the largest planned advanced bio refinery in the world allowing the facility to operate with net-zero emissions. In May, SGP BioEnergy announced the plan for Biorefineria Ciudad Dorada (Golden City Biorefinery), located in Colon and Balboa, Panama. Facility construction is on schedule for […]

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SGP BioEnergy announces proposed world’s largest biofuels facility and hub in Panama

SGP BioEnergy announces proposed world’s largest biofuels facility and hub in Panama

May 18, 2022 |

In Panama, a team of energy industry companies led by SGP BioEnergy joined the project announced by the Government of Panama on May 18 for the development of the world’s largest biofuels production and distribution hub. Once complete in five years, Biorefineria Ciudad Dorada (Golden City Biorefinery), located in Colon and Balboa, Panama, will be […]

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Panama to return to ethanol as it aims towards carbon neutrality

Panama to return to ethanol as it aims towards carbon neutrality

September 30, 2021 |

In Panama, Reuters reports the government has decided to return to ethanol while ending coal imports in an effort to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. Ending the use of heavy fuel oil and coal for electricity by 2023 is part of the 2030 energy transition plan approved by the Cabinet in November that ranges from […]

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Growth Energy participates in US ethanol mission in Panama and Peru

Growth Energy participates in US ethanol mission in Panama and Peru

November 10, 2014 |

In Washington, Growth Energy participated in a market development mission with the U.S. Grains Council and the Renewable Fuels Association to explore export opportunities for U.S. ethanol in Panama and Peru. “The mission delegates met with a number of Peruvian government officials over the span of two days, and the access provided was impressive. Though […]

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Increased cassava ethanol demand good news for Agro2

Increased cassava ethanol demand good news for Agro2

July 31, 2012 |

In Panama, leading cassava producer, Agro2 S.A., announced the expansion of its current cassava production due to increased demand. The company is building a larger cassava processing plant with alcohol and flour production units to complement its existing small-scale 500 liters per day ethanol plant. To meet the demand, Agro2 has tripled its planation from […]

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Panama to debut E2 ethanol mandate

Panama to debut E2 ethanol mandate

[ 0 ] April 19, 2011 |

In Panama, the country is preparing to introduce an ethanol mandate beginning with 2% in April 2013, rising to 5% from April 2014, hitting 7% in April 2015 and reaching 10% by April 2016. More on the story.

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Panama investing $2M in biodiesel plant

Panama investing $2M in biodiesel plant

[ 0 ] October 6, 2010 |

In Panama, the government is investing $2 million in a 10,000-liter per day biodiesel plant in Colon province that is set to go online during the first trimester of 2011. The facility, developed a Brazilian biofuels research consortium, will use locally-produced palm oil and used cooking oil as feedstocks. More on the story.

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Agro2 receives Dutch funding for Panama cassava ethanol project

Agro2 receives Dutch funding for Panama cassava ethanol project

[ 0 ] September 14, 2010 |

In Panama, Agro2 announced that it has received funding from the FACT Foundation and the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs for a project to produce cassava-based ethanol at a demonstration plant in Veraguas. The Agro2 project aims to collaborate with farmers and NGOs to explore the feasibility of cassava as a biofuels feedstock, using a […]

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