Eco-Energy to Develop Ethanol Unit Train Facility in Atlanta, GA Market
2012 APR 27 - (VerticalNews.com) -- Eco-Energy Holdings, Inc. ("Eco-Energy") is pleased to announce that it is developing an ethanol unit train and storage facility to serve the Atlanta, GA market area.
The ethanol unit train terminal will be capable of distributing over 400,000 barrels (16.8M gallons) per month through the use of its automated loading system and will offer 24/7 product access to its terminal customers. The facility will be equipped to receive up to 96 rail car unit trains via the CSX railroad and will have approximately 200,000 barrels (8.4M gallons) of ethanol tank storage. Operations at the site are expected to commence in the second quarter of 2013.
"We are excited about this addition to our ethanol unit train offering. Atlanta is a growing market and this project reflects our continued investment in delivering optimal low-cost supply chain solutions to bio-fuel producers and end users. We also intend to further develop the site to service other industrial related businesses seeking longer-term supply chain solutions," said Gwaine Ton, Eco-Energy's CFO / COO.
The project is being developed in conjunction with the Cartersville-Bartow County, GA Department of Economic Development. "Cartersville's access to the Atlanta market, transportation and other advantages are a great match for Eco-Energy. We are pleased to work with Eco-Energy, CSX Economic Development, several City Departments and H&H Realty during the development of this facility and beyond," said Melinda Lemmon, Executive Director, Cartersville-Bartow County Department of Economic Development.
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