MAKENI Bioethanol Plant, Sierra Leone


Greenfield Construction of a Cane Ethanol Production Plant

Addax Bioenergy
General contractor:
De Smet Engineers & Contractors
Technology provider:
Praj Industries Ltd. for ethanol process
De Smet Engineers & Contractors for balance of the plant
Scope of works:
EPCM supply of a complete cane processing line for the production of ethanol with cogeneration facilities
Industrial operation:
Plant Capacity:
80,000 m³ per year of Fuel Grade Ethanol 

Processing units
  • Cane milling: 6,000 TCPD
  • Juice clarification
  • Juice fermentation and distillation
  • Ethanol dehydration
  • Bagasse boilers: 2 x 80 T/h – 65 barg
  • Electricity generation: 32 MW, including public network connection
  • Raw water treatment
  • Effluent water treatment
  • Fire fighting and ancillary services
Site Works
  • Civil works and buildings
  • Site installation works
  • Plant compound construction
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