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World Energy Launching New Hampton County Operations

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World Energy, one of America’s largest suppliers of biodiesel, announced plans to locate its new production facility in Hampton County. The company’s $5.4 million investment is projected to create 30 jobs over the next five years.

With more than 20 years of expertise in biodiesel production, the company currently produces approximately 200 million gallons of biodiesel annually. World Energy's new operations will be located at 552 Third Street West in Estill, S.C. at a former biodiesel production facility. The company will be upgrading and reviving the idled plant to produce state-of-the-art biodiesel, which reduces carbon dioxide emissions by more than 78 percent compared to petroleum diesel.

For more information on World Energy, visit www.worldenergy.net.

FOUR FAST FACTS

  • World Energy is launching new Hampton County operations.
  • $5.4 million investment to create 30 new jobs.
  • World Energy is a leading supplier of biodiesel and will be reviving and upgrading an idled biodiesel plant.
  • The facility is located at 552 Third Street West in Estill, SC