Swaraj Green Power & Fuel Limited (Swaraj) announced plans to set up Asia’s largest ethanol plant (1100 KLPD) in Maharashtra. The first stage capacity of 500 kilo litres per day (KLPD) and in second stage capacity shall be enhanced to 1100 KLPD based on sugarcane juice & BIOSYRUP®.
Established in the year 2010 Swaraj is recognized as one of the most progressive sugar mills and ethanol producer in India. Swaraj already has 60KLPD capacity plant for production of ethanol based on molasses as feedstock.
Praj is responsible for design, engineering, supply and commissioning of the plant. Its Innovative solution to process sugarcane juice into a new sustainable feedstock BIOSYRUP® will help Swaraj secure round the year ethanol production.
While signing the contract, Ranjeetsinh Naik-Nimbhalkar, Founder & Promoter, Swaraj said, “We are pleased to align with GOI’s ethanol blending program ( E20) aimed at achieving energy self-reliance while helping conserve environment and helps in saving huge foreign currency. We believe this project will help uplift farming community in Satara and Solapur districts by creating job and entrepreneurship opportunities.
Dr. Pramod Chaudhari, Founder Chairman of Praj said this landmark project in Maharashtra is a significant step forward towards meeting Government of India’s E20 blending mandates while helping decarbonize the transportation sector. It is also seen as an effective solution to address challenges of fluctuating sugar economy.
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