South African Biodiesel Manufacturing Under Way

Eastern Cape, South Africa [] The Danish Embassy, BioFuel Africa (BFA), a South African developer of biodiesel technology, and private investors have entered into an agreement to manufacture biodiesel in Gauteng, the smallest province in South Africa that contains Johannesburg, Pretoria and around 8 million people. The agreement will run until 2012 and will result in the establishment of a plant that will produce in the region of 50,000 tons per year of biodiesel for the local market. BFA is a company that was specifically formed to develop local biofuel technology. The venture will manufacture biodiesel for sale in South Africa and the resulting carbon credits will be sold to the Danish government in accordance with the Kyoto Protocol on climate change.


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