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Green power' company to ask for loan from county

Industry News | June 30, 2015

With the demand for ethanol continuing to rise in the state and the southwest region, the Imperial County is in a prime position for having the first processing plant in the county that would produce low-carbon energy products such as ethanol, electricity and bio-gas from locally grown sugar cane and sweet sorghum.

Today, the California Ethanol + Power LLC will go before the Imperial County Board of Supervisors to ask for a $1.5 million loan from the Agriculture Benefit Fund, a loan that can help the project to build a processing plant in the county proceed or delay it according to the company’s president and Chief Executive Officer David R. Rubenstein.

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