Potable Ethanol and Extra Neutral Alcohol
Potable ethanol including Rectified Spirit (“RS”) and Extra Neutral Alcohol (“ENA”) produced from sugarcane or cassava is available for sale either as a bulk cargo, in ISO tanks or in drums. Distribution is from own bulk storage tanks via the port of Freetown in Sierra Leone.
ENA is produced to a very high-quality standard. The latest independent production analysis report from SGS is available below:
96.18 % vol (OIML-73)
Bright and clear liquid (SGS SPI 402)
Platinum-Cobalt (ASTM D 1209)
<5 mg/kg (OGC-TG-ETOH-02)
Bioethanol / Anhydrous Fuel Ethanol
Bioethanol (anhydrous fuel ethanol) for blending with mogas is available for sale as a bulk cargo. Distribution is from own bulk storage tanks via the port of Freetown in Sierra Leone.
Anhydrous fuel ethanol (EN 15376)
99.65 % vol
Power is sold directly to the national grid through Power Purchase Agreements (PPA). Power can also be made available to local companies via our micro-grid or regional companies via the national grid.
- Sierra Leone (32 MW) – Operating
- Zambia (20 MW) – Scheduled for commissioning in 2021
- Zimbabwe (20 MW) – Scheduled for commissioning in 2022
A new sugar production line is expected to be commissioned in 2021. Sugar will be available for distribution from our factory site via the port of Freetown, Sierra Leone.
The following cassava products are available in Zambia or for international export via the port of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania:
- Cassava chips
- Cassava flour
New starch and sweetener production lines are expected to be commissioned in 2021. The following products will be available for distribution from our factory sites via the ports of Freetown and Dar Es Salaam:
- High maltose Syrup (“HMS”)
Bulk Storage Facility and Vendor Managed Inventory
In 2020, Sunbird Bioenergy commissioned an additional 7 million litres of bulk storage capacity to facilitate vendor managed inventory for key clients. Our total ethanol storage capacity exceeds 20 million litres.