02 April 2007 18:04 [Source: ICIS news]
PRAGUE (ICIS news)--Construction should start this month on a 100,000 tonne/year bioethanol plant in Brzeg Dolny, Poland, local government officials said on Monday.
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Technology for the plant, located on a 12-hectare site which the district council helped to secure, would be sourced from
Meanwhile, the Polish Farmers’ Association complained on Monday that the Polish government’s failure to put in place adequate excise tax breaks for biodiesel producers could leave them sitting on unsold rapeseed crops.
An association spokesman said the country’s rapeseed harvest would rise to 1.8m-2m tonnes in 2007, compared with 1.6m tonnes last year, with farmers having expanded their rapeseed acreages in anticipation of booming demand for biodiesel component plants.
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