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Ensus idles UK bioethanol plant until market conditions improve

4:23 AM MDT | April 5, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

Ensus (Yarm, UK) has temporarily closed its Wilton, UK, bioethanol production facility, the company has announced. The closure of the site, which has production capacity for 400 million liters/year of bioethanol and 350,000 m.t./year of high-protein animal feed, comes only 8 months after Ensus restarted the plants in August 2012 following a 15-month stoppage. The company says that it does not know how long the plant will be idle this time but that it hopes the unit will become operational again in the near future. Poor feedstock yields, high feedstock costs, and...

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