Mabele Fuels (Pty) Ltd

Mabele Fuels (Pty) Ltd is a company registered in the Republic of South Africa whose business is the manufacture of fuel-grade ethanol from grain sorghum for sale to the South African biofuels market. The company was founded and incorporated in 2005 and resolves to build a bio-ethanol-from-sorghum plant in Bothaville in the Free State Province, South Africa.

Project description

The establishment of a sorghum-based bio-ethanol refinery in Bothaville. The plant will have the capacity to produce 153-million litres of fuel-grade bio-ethanol per year.

Project status

The project will be funded by a combination of equity funding (shareholders) and financial institutions. The full suite of project and finance documents are available.

Key facts

  • Sector: Renewable Energy, Manufacturing
  • Value: R2.5-billion
  • Job creation: 5 000 jobs
To discuss the opportunity, please contact the FDC