14 Apr '13, 11am

Anglo-Brazilian JV to launch first commercial bagasse cellulosic ethanol production plant in Brazil

Anglo-Brazilian JV to launch first commercial bagasse cellulosic ethanol production plant in Brazil 14 April 2013 UK-based TMO Renewables (TMO) and Usina Santa Maria Ltda have entered into an agreement to form a joint venture to build the first commercial production plant in Brazil to convert sugar cane waste (bagasse) to cellulosic bioethanol. TMO signed a binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Usina Santa Maria Ltda to build Brazil’s first cellulosic bioethanol production facility in São Paulo state. Under the MOU, TMO in joint venture with Usina Santa Maria Ltda will first build, own and operate a 10-million liter (2.6-million gallon US) second-generation ethanol pilot plant to convert bagasse to cellulosic bioethanol. This will be followed by the construction of a full-scale industrial plant. The plant will be located alongside a sugar mill owned by Usina Santa...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2013/04/tmo-20130414.html

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