Zimbabwe jumps back into jatropha 12 years on

Zimbabwe jumps back into jatropha 12 years on

In Zimbabwe, after focusing on R&D for the past dozen years, the government is jumping back into jatropha as a solution for fuel shortages with a new facility and 6,000 ha of plantations. Finealt Engineering, part of the Ministry of Energy and Power Development, has gotten biodiesel production costs down to 97 cents per liter but … Read More

NBB asks Farm Bill Committee to support biodiesel

NBB asks Farm Bill Committee to support biodiesel

The US National Biodiesel Board has reiterated the industry’s strong support for the passage of a new Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 (commonly known as the Farm Bill) that includes funding for programmes that support biodiesel, in a letter to the Conference Committee working to finalise the legislation. The 2018 Farm Bill would lay out … Read More

MUMBAI McDonald’s converts used cooking oil to biodiesel

MUMBAI McDonald’s converts used cooking oil to biodiesel

Fuel to power its refrigerated supply trucks in city Taking a step towards a sustainable future, McDonald’s has become the first company in the food industry in India to recycle used cooking oil into biodiesel for powering the company’s refrigerated supply delivery trucks. Biodiesel made from used cooking oil is a cleaner fuel with 75% … Read More

Used and Waste Oil and Grease for Biodiesel

The most environmentally friendly biodiesel feedstocks are used grease and oil. This article discussed how to turn waste oil and grease from restaurants into energy. Photo: basheertome Photo: Mitra Sahara (more information about biodiesel ,pls clink) Introduction Some of the most environmentally friendly biodiesel feedstocks are used cooking oil and waste grease. According to the EPA’s Renewable Fuel … Read More