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June 24, 2022
Industry News

Sugar Valley Energy receives sales and use tax exclusion

“Receiving this support from CAEATFA’s board is a major boost for Sugar Valley Energy,” Rubenstein said. “We are very pleased the aspects of our project were rated so highly in the agency’s evaluation of our project, and believe it clearly recognizes Sugar Valley Energy will be a win-win for California and Californians.” The STE program award is estimated to save approximately $10 Million on the project’s approximately $650 Million cost, Rubenstein said. Sugar Valley Energy, LLC will produce approximately 70 million gallons of very low carbon ethanol annually along with bioelectricity and biogas, while creating over a $1 billion in economic activity and supporting more than 15,000 jobs, including more than 9,400 construction jobs.

June 17, 2022
CE+P News

Imperial Valley Economic & Energy Summit

In terms of new energy projects for the region, Dave Rubenstein, president, and CEO of California Ethanol & Power, LLC (CE+P) talked about Sugar Valley Energy, which will help make sugarcane a renewable resource for the Imperial Valley community. “This is a sustainable energy product project; you’re growing sugar cane locally and we’ll be doing that locally, from the Imperial Valley,” said Rubenstein. “We’ll be producing extremely low carbon-ethanol building the transportation fuel market here in California.”

April 24, 2022
Industry News

CE+P clears first hurdle to securing federal loan

BRAWLEY — The developer of the 160-acre Sugar Valley Energy biofuel and power complex planned at Keystone Industrial Complex says it has cleared the first hurdle to securing a $725 million federal loan to move forward. California Ethanol + Power Chief Financial Officer Ron Blake said Thursday the company has advanced through Part I of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office Title XVII Innovative Energy Loan Guarantee Program and Renewable Energy Projects and Efficient Energy Projects Solicitation, a rigorous first stage of consideration to qualify projects eligible for the program. As a result, he said, CE+P has been invited to submit a Part II Application for a Federal Loan Guarantee.

April 22, 2022
Industry News

California Ethanol + Power to build first sugarcane ethanol plant in North America

At a time when state and federal agencies are investing cap and trade funds to promote the “next big thing” in renewable biofuel, Sugar Valley Energy – North America’s first sugarcane ethanol biorefinery project – stands quietly on the brink of a billion-dollar financing package.

April 21, 2022
CE+P News

CE+P Invited to Submit Part II Application for U.S. Dept of Energy Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy Loan Guarantee

March 30, 2022
CE+P News

Sugar Valley Energy names IHI Power Services to operate sugarcane ethanol bio-refinery

“We are pleased to add a world-class operator to our team as we develop the Sugar Valley Energy facility,” Rubenstein said. “IPSC has vast experience as an owner, operator and asset manager of new facilities, particularly ones with sustainable energy components.”

November 12, 2021
Industry News

Sugarcane Takes Root In California's Clean Energy Transformation

October 14, 2021
Industry News

CE+P names local firms for Sugar Valley Energy engineering work

IMPERIAL COUNTY — California Ethanol and Power (CE+P) has retained DuBose Design Group and LC Engineering Consultants, both based in El Centro, to design and process onsite and offsite site improvements to support the development of Sugar Valley Energy. The 160-acre campus will combine an advanced ethanol biorefinery, bioelectric generation, and wastewater treatment facilities and is slated to commence construction near Keystone Road adjacent to the city of Brawley, California in 2022.

October 12, 2021
CE+P News

CE+P Names Imperial Valley Firms For Sugar Valley Energy Engineering Work

California Ethanol and Power (CE+P) has retained DuBose Design Group and LC Engineering Consultants, both based in El Centro, to design and process onsite and offsite site improvements to support the development of Sugar Valley Energy.

August 4, 2021
CE+P News

CE+P to Partner with the U.S. Joint BioEnergy Institute on Advanced Biofuels Research

California Ethanol + Power (CE+P) announced today that it is partnering with the Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), a Bioenergy Research Center of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop scalable next-generation renewable energy products using biomass from CE+P’s planned sugarcane ethanol facility in Imperial County, Calif.