Ensus opens wheat ethanol plant

By | February 09, 2010
Europe's largest wheat-based ethanol plant began full scale production in January at Wilton, Teesside, U.K. Owned by Ensus Ltd., the facility's annual production capacity will reach 106 MMgy of ethanol and 386,000 tons of distillers grains. According to Ensus CEO Alwyn Hughes, more than 300,000 tons of carbon dioxide produced at the plant will be captured for use in the food and beverage industries in an effort to improve the plant's carbon footprint.