Utilization of Jatropha
The jatropha plantation creates a positive correlation between energy production and food production. It promotes following main aspects of development whick combine to help assure a sustainable way of life for rural kishan and the soil that supports them. *EXTRACTION OF BIOFUELS-the renewable energy:- It was successfully introduced as fuel for simple engine-driven oil presses,grain mills and water pumps. *EROSION PROTECTION AND INCREASE OF SOIL QUALITY:- Jatropha hedges reduce wind erosion of the soil and keep off animals.The press cake,by-product of the oil production can be used as bio fertilizer. *PROMOTION OF WOMEN *POVERTY REDUCTION IN RURAL AREAS:- Jatropha oil has been used by women for medicines and for soaps. Intergrating the machines into the process without having to pay for cash for the fuel increases productivity and income
A WALK TOWARDS GREEN WEALTH
IF-10 MILLION HECTATRES OF LAND IS BROUGHT UNDER JATROPHA PLANTATION-CAN YIELD 15 MILLION TONS OF SEED @1.5 TON/ HECTARE-4 MILLION TONS OF OIL-AN EQUIVALENT AMOUNT OF BIODIESEL, I. E. ONE TENTH OF COUNTRY'S REQUIREMENT-HUGE GENERATION OF EMPLOYMENT POTENTIAL IN RURAL AREAS*IF ONLY ONE MAN/WOMAN IS EMPLOYED/HECTR FOR JATROPHA CULTIVATION ADDITIONAL 2 MILLIOM NEW JOBS*200 NEW EXTRACTION UNITES OF 250TPD CAPACITY TO CRUSH THE SEEDS-11 MILLIONS OF GOOD ORGANIC MANURE-0.4 MILLION OF TECHNICAL GRADR GLYCEROL
BIODIESEL FROM JATROPHA
Why Bio Diesel ?
Many alternative Bio Diesel fuels have been shown to have better exhaust emissions than traditional Diesel fuel. Jatropha Bio diesel holds promise as fuel alternatives for diesel engine because :-
Bio Diesel are renewable fuelDepletion of the Primary FuelsBio Diesel are agriculture orientedA number of researches have shown that jatropha bio diesel has fuel properties and provides engine performance that is very similar to diesel fuel
The severe emission regulations in the world have placed design limitations on heavy duty diesel engines. The trend towards cleaner burning fuel is growing worldwide and it is possible through Jatropha bio diesel.
Bio diesel includes a high cetane number, low sulfur , low volatility and the presence of Oxygen atoms in the fuel molecule
Expected efficiency is achieved through Bio diesel.Bio diesel performs better than the Petroleum dieselJatropha bio diesel readily mixes with diesel fuel and it runs in any diesel engine without modificationReduces serious air pollutants such as particulates, carbon monoxides, hydrocarbons and air toxic
The jatropha plantation creates a positive correlation between energy production and food production
By Ashwani Kumar | September 7th 2009 08:04 PM | Print | E-mail
- Silvicultural production systems and nutrient requirements of Jatropha curcas in prospect and retrospect
- Biofuels with special reference to ecological impacts of biofuel cultivation
- Why Bio Diesel?
- Bio-diesel Brazil experience.
- The Jatropha plant or shrub like tree can grow in a wide variety of climates