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February 27, 2024
CE+P News

TerraNova Capital Engaged to Raise Equity for Sugar Valley Energy

Brawley, Calif. (February 27, 2024) — Sugar Valley Energy, a new 160-acre bioenergy campus planned in California’s Imperial Valley has added New York-based TerraNova Capital Equities, Inc. to its finance team to lead marketing and placement of equity capital for the $1 billion project. The 25-year-old investment bank focuses on the small-to-middle market and provides equity and debt solutions to its clients. TerraNova’s renewables focus includes solar, food waste, plastic and battery recycling technologies, and clean energy technologies, with a recent initiative in clean power (solar, geothermal and hydro) data centers.

January 24, 2024
CE+P News

Sugar Valley Energy Bio-refinery to Address Sustainable Aviation Fuel Market

Sugar Valley Energy, a new 160-acre bioenergy campus planned in California’s Imperial Valley, intends to produce Sustainable Aviation Fuel for the airline industry, announced California Ethanol + Power CEO and President David Rubenstein today. The project could produce up to 61 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) annually.

December 13, 2023
CE+P News

CE+P Meets with California State Treasurer Fiona Ma

CE+P’s David Rubenstein met with California State Treasurer Fiona Ma, CAEATFA Executive Director Dr. Claudia Quezada, and Deputy Treasurer Khaim Morton at the December board meeting of CAEATFA, which last week affirmed Sugar Valley Energy’s importance to the future of California’s sustainable, low-carbon fuels portfolio.

October 16, 2023
Industry News

CE+P Tests Water-Saving Drip Irrigation System For Sugarcane Feedstock

Low-carbon energy developer California Ethanol + Power (CE+P) announced its team has planted sugarcane test crops using a water-saving drip irrigation system for its planned Sugar Valley Energy biorefinery and energy campus in the Imperial Valley. Projections and early results indicate drip irrigation will reduce overall water needed to grow the sugarcane crop by 30 percent, reduce fertilizer needs by 20 percent, while increasing the overall crop yield by approximately 12 percent per acre.

October 12, 2023
CE+P News

Drip Irrigation Pilot Program Introduced To Achieve 30% Reduction in Water Requirements For New Sugar Valley Energy Sugarcane Crop

Low-carbon energy developer California Ethanol + Power (CE+P) announced its team has planted sugarcane test crops using a water-saving drip irrigation system for its planned Sugar Valley Energy biorefinery and energy campus in the Imperial Valley. Projections and early results indicate drip irrigation will reduce overall water needed to grow the sugarcane crop by 30%, reduce fertilizer needs by 20%, while increasing the overall crop yield by approximately 12% per acre.

October 10, 2023
CE+P News

Sugar Valley Energy Bio-refinery to Address Sustainable Aviation Fuel Market

Sugar Valley Energy, a new 160-acre bioenergy campus planned in California’s Imperial Valley, will produce Sustainable Aviation Fuel for the airline industry, announced California Ethanol + Power CEO and President David Rubenstein today. The project could produce up to 77 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) annually and possibly up to 140 MGY when using agricultural biproducts.

August 24, 2023
CE+P News

Sugar Valley Energy and STARS Technology Corporation Collaborate to Produce Clean Hydrogen at its Planned Sugarcane to Ethanol and Power Project in Imperial Valley California

Brawley, CA (Aug. 24, 2023) - Sugar Valley Energy (SVE), a subsidiary of California Ethanol & Power, LLC (CE+P), and STARS Technology Corporation (STARS) have announced a groundbreaking collaboration agreement to deploy cutting-edge hydrogen production technology at SVE’s planned, fully permitted 160-acre sugarcane ethanol biorefinery, bioelectric, biogas and wastewater treatment facility in Imperial Valley, California.

August 24, 2023
Industry News

Sugar Valley Energy (SVE), a subsidiary of California Ethanol & Power (CE+P), is teaming up with STARS Technology Corporation (STARS) to usher in cutting-edge hydrogen production technology.

This collaboration holds the potential to redefine the region’s energy landscape and contribute to a cleaner and more sustainable future.

July 11, 2023
CE+P News

CE+P Partners with Life Cycle Associates to Define Carbon Pathway for Sugar Valley Energy Sugarcane Ethanol

Brawley, CA (July 11, 2023) — California Ethanol + Power (CE+P) today announced that leading environmental consulting experts Life Cycle Associates has joined its team for Sugar Valley Energy, a sugarcane-to-ethanol biorefinery planned in California’s Imperial Valley. Life Cycle Associates is partnering with CE+P to define the expected carbon intensity pathway for the sugarcane ethanol product as called for by California’s low carbon fuel standard (LCFS.)

June 13, 2023
CE+P News

Sugar Valley Energy will help bring employment opportunities to Imperial County

BRAWLEY, Calif. (KYMA, KECY) - Sugar Valley Energy is a low-carbon sugarcane-to-ethanol and power facility that will help local Imperial Valley growers with profitable and sustainable long-term crops. The facility is expected to be up and running by 2026. It is also expected to employ over 200 on-site employees to help run the energy campus and an estimated 2,000 agricultural jobs. Sugar Valley Energy CEO Dave Rubenstein said that test crops are already thriving in the region and have been growing for over a decade.