In the Alternative Fuels space, EIL is foraying into Bio-fuels sector as they are a promising alternative for supplementing fossil fuels towards a sustainable energy future. The Company has forged a strategic alliance with CHEMPOLIS OY, Finland for 2G Ethanol technology and is collaborating with CSIR-IIP to develop Bio-Jet Fuel processes to produce Bio-Aviation Turbine Fuels (Bio-ATF).
EIL is executing the Assam Bio Refinery Project of M/s ABRPL, the first-of-its-kind plant in India using Bamboo based feedstock for the production of fuel-grade Ethanol. The pioneering project shall have the capacity to process 300 TMTPA of Bamboo which will be sourced primarily from the North Eastern part of India and shall produce 49 TMTPA of Ethanol together with associated value-added products in the form of Furfural, Acetic acid etc. The refinery also has the scope for diversification of products via the in-house technology for Furfural to Furfuryl Alcohol conversion.