Dominican republic: 150 million gallons of ethanol on the way
The plan also aims for investing in technology which can re-use byproducts such as bagasses even if only as biomass (burned) for producing electricity. The country's plans, as with all biofuel projects, is to reduce its external dependence on oil, recover the economy in rural communities and improve exports.
Biodiesel plans are also quite ambitious: 140 million gallons per year, which would be 40 percent of the country's diesel needs.
[Source: Cesefor via Econoticias]
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