US Eco-Energy developing ethanol train terminal near Atlanta

09 April 2012 21:01  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--US mid-stream biofuel company Eco-Energy Holdings said on Monday that it is developing an ethanol unit train and storage facility to serve the Atlanta, Georgia, market area.

Located near Cartersville, Georgia, a northern suburb of Atlanta, the ethanol unit train terminal will be capable of distributing over 400,000 bbl/month (16.8m gallons/month) of ethanol through the use of an automated loading system, Tennessee-based Eco-Energy said.

The facility will be equipped to receive up to 96 rail car unit trains via the CSX railroad and will have approximately 200,000 bbl (8.4m gallons) of ethanol tank storage capacity.

Operations at the site are expected to commence in the second quarter of 2013.

Eco-Energy is a midstream alternative energy company focused on the marketing, trading, transportation and distribution of biofuels worldwide.

Eco-Energy said it has $3.2bn in sales and handles nearly 10% of the North American biofuels market.

By: Frank Zaworski
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