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Project Brief - ADDAX Bioenergy Project - Sierra Leone
Addax Bioenergy (AB) is developing an integrated bioenergy project near Makeniin Sierra Leone. The project will develop a sugarcane plantation of approximately 10,000 ha to supply about 960,000 tons of cane per year. The project is expected to produce: (i) 83,000 m3 of fuel ethanol for export; and (ii) roughly 100 GWh of electricity from biomass, which will be available for sale to the domestic market. Liquid fertilizer is an additional by-product of the process The ethanol will be produced according to EU bioenergy environmental and social sustainability standards and those of the Roundtable for Sustainable Biofuels (RSB).