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Food Security and Biofuels: A Case Study of Jatropha Curcas in Bolivia

Int. J. of Thermal & Environmental Engineering Volume 4, No. 2 (2012) 109-116 * Corresponding author. Tel. : +49-511-762 2660 E-mail: castro-gonzales@umwelt. uni-hannover. de fcastro707@yahoo. es © 2012 International Association for Sharing Knowledge and Sustainability DOI: 10. 5383/ijtee. 04. 02. 001 109 Food Security and... More

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Evaluation of Castor and Lesquerella Oil Derivatives as Additives in Biodiesel and Ultralow Sulfur Diesel Fuels

Evaluation of Castor and Lesquerella Oil Derivatives as Additives in Biodiesel and Ultralow Sulfur Diesel Fuels† Bryan R. Moser,* Steven C. Cermak, and Terry A. Isbell United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research SerVice, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, 1815 North UniVersity Street, Peoria,... More

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Growing Jatropha: Community Generated Power

The bio fuel system in Chibombo has a capacity to produce 400 litre of Bio fuel processing about 2 ton of Jatropha seeds a day. The duel fuel system uses Jatropha oil directly without needing to process it to biodiesel and means that farmers can produce their own fuel locally. This system works in specific engines (Lister type) but... More

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Extraction and Use of Jatropha Oil by a Village Women’s Group to Power Shea Butter Processing Equipment

13CASE STUDIES FROM AFRICA AND ASIA • GHANA GHANA: Extraction and Use of Jatropha Oil by a Village Women’s Group to Power Shea Butter Processing Equipment By Sabina Anokye Mensah, GRATIS Foundation, Gender and Development Coordinator, Tema, Ghana Project overview This project was the first small-scale Jatropha oil extraction... More

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Environmentally Sustainable Transport and Global Warming Experiences and Lessons from Community Initiatives

Sustainable Transport and Climate Change Environmentally Experiences and lessons from community initiatives

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Finnish Oil Major Eyes Indian Jatropha

Finnish oil major eyes Indian jatropha Jatropha, a wonder plant grown in India, might soon fuel cars in Europe with Finnish oil and refining major Neste Oil considering importing it for its upcoming bio-diesel plants. We are continuously looking for ways to expand our raw material base for NExBTL (the second generation bio-diesel... More

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Evaluation of Alkyl Esters from Camelina Sativa Oil as Biodiesel and as Blend Components in Ultra Low-Sulfur Diesel...

Evaluation of alkyl esters from Camelina sativa oil as biodiesel and as blend components in ultra low-sulfur diesel fuel q Bryan R. Moser *, Steven F. Vaughn United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, 1815 N. University St. , Peoria, IL 61604, USA a... More

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Growing Jatropha Curcas for Renewable Energy: Biodiesel Production in Haiti

Illinois Sustainable Technology Center Growing Jatropha curcas for Renewable Energy: Biodiesel Production in Haiti Joe Pickowitz and Tim Lindsey March 18, 2009

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Extraction and Characterization of Oils from Three Mexican Jatropha Species

J. Mex. Chem. Soc. 2010, 54(2), 88-91 © 2010, Sociedad Química de México ISSN 1870-249X Article Extraction and Characterization of Oils from Three Mexican Jatropha Species Maricela Rodríguez-Acosta,1 Jesús Sandoval-Ramírez,*2 Reyna Zeferino-Díaz3 1 Herbario y Jardín Botánico. Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla.... More

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Environmental Comparisons of Croton Megalocarpus as a BioFuel

1 Environmental Comparisons of Croton Megalocarpus vs. Other Tropical Feedstocks Dr. Lenard Milich Director, Research and Development Aren’t All Biofuels By Definition “Green”? By no means can all biofuels be considered “green,” or environmentally benign. There are three aspects to consider: (1) What was the land use/land... More

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