June 18, 2013
The Cuban government has expressed an interest in recent years in increasing electricity production from renewable sources.
Reposted from The Business Standard
Cuba plans to build a $60 million power plant fueled by sugarcane residue, marking the island’s first foray into electricity generation using biofuel.
The plant will be built with Chinese technology and technical support, the official Prensa Latina news agency reported.
Construction of the 20 MW power plant will begin at the end of this year at a sugar refinery in the western province of Matanzas, Prensa Latina said. More…
December 25, 2012
Reposted from Bangkok Post
The biodiesel plant of Bangchak Biofuel Co Ltd, a 70:30 joint venture between Bangchak Petroleum Plc and UAC
The MAI-listed Universal Adsorbents & Chemicals Plc (UAC) plans to invest in a new 800-million-baht alternative biofuel energy project in Myanmar expected to start operating in 2014. More…
April 27, 2012
Reposted from Biofuels Digest
Biofuels a growing industry in Laos
By Jim Lane
In Laos, BioJet today announced formation of a strategic business and project relationship with Lao Asia Pacific Agriculture Promotion Import-Export Sole Company Limited (LAP). The Project involves biofuel production for land and air transport as well as bioenergy coproducts. More…
March 1, 2012
Recent types of crops used for biofuel include jatropha, palm, castor, peanut and stone jatropha.
Reposted from Vietntiane Times
By Phonsavanh Vongsay
According to the government’s renewable energy development strategy, Laos’ biofuel production will be about 4 million litres by 2015 and biofuels will make up about 10 percent of total fuel use in the country by 2025. “This is the biggest challenge for Laos,” Energy and Mines Deputy Minister Mr Viraphonh Viravong said at the Demonstration of Bio- Diesel Utilisation, held by the ministry and Kolao-Farm & Bio-Energy Co Ltd in Vientiane on Tuesday. More…