The new biofuel and cogeneration plant will have capacity to produce 85,000 cubic meters (3,001,746 cubic feet) of ethanol and 24 megawatt (MW) from cogeneration plant. Works are due to start in 2010 and wrap up in 2013.

As part of the LOI, Grupo Sada will also develop a similar project in the municipality of Jaiba.

This BRL177 million ($79.9 million) project has been started in 2008 and entails a plant to produce 93,500 cubic meters (3,301,921 cubic feet) of ethanol and 48 MW from cogeneration. Works are due to wrap up in 2011.