10 New Biodiesel Refineries Open Up in India

February 12, 2009 / No Comments

In what is being hailed as a major step towards going green in the developing world, Bharat Renewable Energy, a joint venture between Bharat Petroleum Corporation and Nandan Biomatrix, announced they will build 10 new biodiesel refineries in India. [caption id="attachment_3950" align="aligncenter" width="468" caption="Jatropha Field in Uttar Pradesh"][/caption] Considering that green initiatives are few and far in-between in this part of the ...

Portable Biorefineries Turn Trash Into Fuel

March 14, 2008 / 2 Comments

"Tactical Biorefineries" is what they call these new portable generators roughly the size a small moving van that weighs about 4 tons and turn trash into electricity. They've been mainly designed for the U.S. military and could be used outside the military shortly after, when the technology evolves (translated: "when they want to") in the future. The biorefineries are designed to ...