Originally created 08/25/06

Fueling change









XETHANOL


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