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Foundation for Bargarh 2G ethanol bio-refinery on Oct 10

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

The foundation stone for second generation ethanol bio-refinery of the Corporation Ltd (BPCL) will be laid in district of Odisha on Wednesday.

The Rs 1000 crore project will contribute to clean and Ethanol blending in Petrol, BPCL officials said on Sunday.

The foundation stone for the plant will be laid by in the presence of and other dignitaries.

The bio-refinery will have a capacity to produce 3 crore litre of fuel grade ethanol annually using rice straw as feedstock and the Ethanol produced from this plant will be blended with Petrol, the officials said.

have assumed importance due to growing energy security needs and environmental concerns. Many countries have put forth various mechanism and incentives to encourage use of to suit their domestic needs.

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First Published: Sun, October 07 2018. 15:45 IST
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