Purpose: Alternative fuels producer
employment: Xethanol, through a subsidiary of its CoastalXethanol LLC joint venture, expects to create up to 100 jobs at the facility.
What's next: It will begin producing up to 50 million gallons of ethanol by the end of 2007.
Giveaways: Xethanol said it plans to give surplus computers and other equipment to Heritage Academy and is in negotiations with the Central Savannah River Land Trust to grant a conservation easement on 10 acres that it now owns on the Savannah River.
- From staff reports