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Greenfield EPC 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
RSB Certification

First Biofuels Entity in Africa to Earn RSB Certification Addax Bioenergy Sierra Leone (SL) Limited