Program objectives and activities
  1. Demonstration of small-scale biodiesel production using Waste Vegetable Oil
  1. Quality control
  1. Reaction Kinetics
  1. Tests on passenger vehicle using biodiesel blends
  1. Peak-shaving generations using Biodiesel
  1. Jatropha Curcas L. as an energy crop
  1. Perspectives of large-scale biodiesel production in Mexico
  1. Emissions

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Jatropha Curcas L. as an energy crop

The characteristics of Jatropha Curcas L make this shrub a very promising source of renewable energy, social development and utilization marginal lands in Mexico.

A crop introduction test cell has been established at the agricultural test field of Tecnológico de Monterrey.

Results at present are encouraging, yet many questions remain to be answered.

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