biofuel Archive

Liquid Biofuels and Sustainable Development Part 3

Plant Oil Stoves There are a wide variety of plant oils that have potential for cooking, including coconut, jatropha, soya bean, corn, peanut, cotton, sunflower and many more. The Protos stove was developed in the Philippines by Leyte State University (LSU) in collaboration with Bosch and Siemens Home Appliance Group (BSH), who have supported and

Liquid Biofuels and Sustainable Development Part 2

HOW ARE BIOFUELS MADE? Bio-Ethanol (click image to enlarge) * Chemical reaction caused by addition of dilute sulphuric acid on the active ingredients in the feedstock ** Series of chemical reactions that convert sugars through action by yeast or bacteria to ethanol and carbon dioxide The raw feedstock, such as sugar cane residues, is ground

Liquid Biofuels and Sustainable Development Part 1

Liquid fossil fuels, such as paraffin (kerosene) and fuel oil, have been with us for many years. Over the past decade, similar fuels, made by processing plants, trees and organic waste products have become much more widely available. The rapid growth in the use of biofuels stems from the soaring price of fossil oil, growing

Technology for Making Coco Methyl Ester (CME) Or Biodiesel

This technology was designed to be appropriate and viable for the rural setting where coconut is grown in abundance. A plant showcasing the viability of producing CME was set-up in Brgy. Anahaw, Odiongan town in the province of Romblon. Inaugurated on May 13, 2005 the highlights of the plant are: A rated capacity of 1000

FAQs on BioFuel and Jathropa

What is a Biofuel? Biofuel is any fuel that is derived from organic matter. It is a renewable source of energy unlike any other resources such as petroleum, coal and nuclear fuels. One advantage of Biofuel in comparison to most other fuel types is its biodegradability, and thus rendering it relatively harmless to the environment