An Insight on the Project Overiew
The project is situated in Edo State of Nigeria on a 40 hectare land. It is an integrated project that consist of a 50,000 liters a day ethanol distillery, a 25 tons a day food grade carbon dioxide plant and a 2.2mw renewable energy biomass power plant.
It also includes a farming component that will involve the cultivation of 2,000 hectares of cassava farm using an out-grower scheme. The project will generate animal feed from waste cassava peel.
The 2.2MW biomass power plant is a 100 percent renewable energy power plant, fueled by biogas generated from the ethanol production process along with other biomass like palm kernel shell, saw dust and rice husk.
The project will create 1,500 direct and indirect jobs from our integrated ethanol project.
Nigeria has a large market for ethanol and Asanita has received several local offtakes request for our finished product as well as a number of export requests.
There is a high demand of Ethanol in Nigeria with 450 million litres estimated use annually.
95% of Nigeria’s Ethanol requirement is imported as local production cannot meet the increasing local demand.
Commercial users of Ethanol are desirous of local suppliers as a way of eliminating importation costs.
Edo State is home to an abundant supply of raw material.
Its central location creates ease of access to huge distilleries and pharmaceutical companies in the South West and South East of Nigeria.