A Day Without Ethanol is Like a Day Without Sunshine

Cindy Zimmerman

Xethanol Xethanol Corporation is planning to build a biomass-based pilot production facility in Florida, utilizing waste citrus peels as raw material for making ethanol.

According to a company release, the venture is located in Bartow, Florida, the heart of the state’s citrus industry. The venture is expected to establish a pilot plant to produce up to 50,000 gallons of ethanol this harvesting season. The pilot plant, which will increase to over 500,000 gallons per year (GPY), is co-located at a facility owned and operated by Peace River Citrus Products, Inc., a leading producer of orange and grapefruit juice and other citrus products.

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