Saturday, December 31, 2005

COMMENT: Palm oil can light up biofuel advantage

An interesting overview of Malaysia's strategy for becoming a major player in biodiesel production. As noted before, they are installing many palm plantations, and from them are extracting "palm oil". The biggest advantage the article notes is a palm plantation can produce 5 tons of palm oil per hectare, while with other plant sources you can produce only 500 kg per hectare. COMMENT: Palm oil can light up biofuel advantage


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