4 Things About Cooking Oil Recycling You Didn’t Know

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We have been using cooking oil for cooking delicious food for thousands of years. But all this time, we have either consumed the oil or have been disposing of it. The developments in technology have now opened up new responsibilities for reusing the cooking oil that we usually dump. We can convert the used cooking […]

Role of Energy Sugar Beets in Reducing USA’s Oil Dependence

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Oil made America great in the beginnings of the last century with the industrial revolution. The U.S. has been so dependent on this oil that we have foreign policies that revolve around it that we have gone to wars over risking our own national security. Some 45 plus years ago America went through a true […]

Biodiesel Industry in India

The biodiesel industry in India is still in infancy despite the fact that demand for diesel is five times higher than that for petrol. The government’s ambitious plan of producing sufficient biodiesel by 2011-2012 to meet its mandate of 20 percent diesel blending is unrealized due to a lack of sufficient Jatropha seeds to produce biodiesel. Currently,Jatropha occupies […]

Jatropha – The Wonder Crop

Jatropha is a genus of nearly 175 species of shrubs, low-growing plants, and trees.  However, discussions of Jatropha as a biodiesel feedstock are actually means a particular species of the plant, Jatropha curcas. The plant is indigenous to parts of Central America, however it has spread to other tropical and subtropical regions in Africa and Asia. Jatropha […]