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UK’s largest ethanol plant using Praj technology commences operations [Registered]

BP recently opened its $520 million Vivergo bioethanol plant in Hull, UK. This is the largest biorefinery in the country which is a joint venture between AB Sugar, BP, & DuPont. At full capacity, the plant will produce some 420 million litres ethanol along with 500,000 tonnes of animal feed, sufficient to feed a fifth of the UK’s dairy herd. The plant will consume around 1.1 million tonnes of high-grade wheat a year -making it the UK’s largest wheat purchaser – most of which the companies intend to source from nearby farms in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. The plant is based…

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