Bioenergy

Green Diesel

[The Telegraph, Calcutta] The state-run Orissa Renewable Energy Development Agency (Oreda) is producing the bio-fuel. Around 37 vehicles of the science and technology department are being run on bio-diesel, which is prepared from crude vegetable oil and different types of seeds. Chief executive of Oreda Ajit Bhartuar said a plant has been installed in Bhubaneswar for the production of bio-diesel. At present, it has the capacity to produce 1,000 liters of bio-diesel per day. Fuel is being produced from over 30 types of vegetables and locally available flowers and fruits, including kusum and polanga. For the full story, use the following link.