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The Truth About Jatropha Curcas Biodiesel

(Piecing together the puzzle for Jatropha Curcas being a source for biodiesel) I just received an interesting report about using Jatropha bushes for biodiesel production titled: “Best Practices For Long-Term Jatropha Development., A Position paper by KnowGenix. Jatropha Curcas is being heavily planted for harvesting of it nuts to produce biodiesel. Jatropha has been the […]

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Want to Save at the Pump? Try Blending Fuel Pumps

Perhaps a break for consumer fuel prices Picture Credit: (Cole_H(Old Skool) Unity Biofuels plans to save consumers money with new blending fuel dispenser: Clean energy company Unity Biofuels has announced that it is developing self-blending ethanol fuel dispensers, to help blend ethanol with gasoline directly in the pump and thus help consumers to avoid the […]

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Destroy Rainforests to Grow Sugar Cane?

One Side of the Story NEW YORK (Reuters) – Primate scientist Jane Goodall said on Wednesday the race to grow crops for vehicle fuels is damaging rain forests in Asia, Africa and South America and adding to the emissions blamed for global warming. Picture Credit: (Irene Roxanne) “We’re cutting down forests now to grow sugarcane […]

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To Drill or Not To Drill? USA Oil Dilemma

(Map for drilling in Alaska) Experts are now saying that gasoline prices might be $3.50 per gallon by Labor Day. From FT.com: Oil prices continued their correction this week as the debate about the influence of speculators in energy markets reached a new pitch. The US Senate yesterday failed to agree on proposals to limit […]

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Whoa, California Uses More Gas than China?

Doesn’t seem possible but California is the 2nd largest user of gasoline in the world! From Treehugger, check this out! Well, wonders never cease. Talk about a state that needs to wake up and smell the biofuels (except corn ethanol)! Given all the news coverage about the rise of the Chinese economy, you could be […]

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Growing Nuts for Biodiesel, Update on Jatropha Curcas

Nuts from Jatropha Curcas contain an oil being used for biodiesel. All around the world, countries and companies are investing big dollars in Jatropha Curcas as a source for biodiesel. Jatropha Curas Update on Jatropha Curcas: the world’s interest in using this plant to produce biodiesel! United States: California: Allegro Biodiesel has commenced processing of […]

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