Tag: San Carlos

San Carlos Bioenergy producing ethanol from sweet sorghum

San Carlos Bioenergy producing ethanol from sweet sorghum

May 28, 2012 |

In the Philippines, San Carlos Bioenergy has produced its first batch of ethanol from sweet sorghum in their San Carlos City plant. According to the professor heading the project, Rex Demafelis, the company was able to produce 247 liters of fuel grade ethanol for every ton of sorghum syrup. The manager, Arnel Amparo said the […]

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San Carlos Bioenergy in the Philippines expands as government encourages local ethanol production

San Carlos Bioenergy in the Philippines expands as government encourages local ethanol production

April 23, 2012 |

In the Philippines, San Carlos Bioenergy will be expanding its ethanol distillery to produce at least 40 million liters/ year from its current production, around 3.35 million liters/ year. The plans had been shelved temporarily after Brazilian imports threatened local producers, but since the government compromised to encourage investments in the local ethanol industry.  More […]

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San Carlos to restart ethanol production in Philippines

San Carlos to restart ethanol production in Philippines

June 20, 2011 |

In the Philippines, San Carlos BioEnergy says it will restart its ethanol plant in October at 60% capacity after having been mothballed for a year. The price of molasses has fallen by nearly half, again making ethanol production economically viable. Expensive feedstock led to the shut down last October.

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