Ethanol production to increase
Emilia Zindi recently in Chisumbanje Chisumbanje Ethanol Plant is expected to increase ethanol production from 250 000 litres to 350 000 litres per day by year-end following the installation of an additional fermentation machine. Production manager Mr David Muwandi told The Sunday Mail last week that moves were afoot to increase output in line with mandatory ethanol blending. He said the product which had remained in storage tanks after previous production is now being moved onto the market where it has been well received.
Mr Muwandi said the plant began with a low blend percentage fuel, E5, to gauge the market response. He said all the over 4 000 employees were retained although some are yet to receive back-pay.“I think Government thought we would not be able to meet demand if we started on E10 as we had initially proposed.
But I can assure you that very soon Government will realise we have the capacity to go as far as E85.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at The Sunday MailSimilar Stories