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Americas: Tate & Lyle opens energy efficient plant

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Tate & Lyle has opened a co-generation plant at its corn wet milling facility in Loudon, Tennessee, US.

The new natural gas-fired combined heat and power system, representing a US$60 million investment, will significantly improve energy and operational efficiency at the Loudon facility.

It will also reduce greenhouse gas emissions by nearly 50%.

The company’s global carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) emissions will also be reduced by around 10% as a result of this investment.

The natural gas for the system will be supplied through a new pipeline, which will provide the wider area with additional natural gas capacity to support local economic development efforts.