Coskata signs letter intent EPC contract Fagen

Coskata signs letter of intent for EPC contract to Fagen

5:04 PM, 8th July 2011
Coskata signs letter of intent for EPC contract to Fagen
William Roe, CEO, Coskata.

  • Fagen will carry out EPC services for the cellulosic ethanol facility in Alabama.
  • Fagen Inc and Harris Group Inc will team on an EPC contract for the largest planned cellulosic ethanol facility in the country.

WARRENVILLE, US: Coskata Inc has issued a letter of intent (LOI) with Fagen Inc for engineering, procurement and construction services for the construction of its commercial cellulosic ethanol facility in Boligee, Alabama, that will be designed around the Coskata technology.

Fagen and Harris Group, will lead an EPC process that will include in its scope the project detailed design, procurement, construction and commissioning. “After a rigourous selection process, we are pleased to announce that Fagen and Harris Group will work together to provide a facility that will be unmatched in quality, cost and time to completion,” said William Roe, CEO, Coskata.

Coskata received a conditional commitment for a loan guarantee from the US Department of Agriculture and is working on the details that will be necessary to close the financing for the project. The facility will convert sustainably harvested wood biomass into ethanol, a high-octane renewable fuel, and is expected to bring approximately 300 construction jobs and 700 direct and indirect jobs to Greene County, Alabama. 

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