2 lines of biofuel production have been implemented by OJSC “Mogilev Plant of Synthetic Fibres” – Alexei Yakovlev, deputy chief engineer, told. The total capacity is 365 000 tons per year. Biofuel is produced on the basis of methyl ether of fatty acids.
Methyl ether of fatty acids, produced from rapeseed oil, is a renewable source of energy. Last year the plant produced 264 400 tons of biofuel from rapeseed oil; employment of industrial capacity made up 96%.