Can Biodiesel Power Haiti?
Only one-quarter of Haiti's energy comes from oil, mostly diesel, all of it imported.
Nearly all the rest of the energy consumed in the country is from plant-based wood and charcoal.
It is remarkable, then, that Steve Roberts envisions a thriving biodiesel industry in Haiti.
Roberts, along with colleague Joe Foss, is the founder of Haiti Biodiesel, a nonprofit
organization with the mission of improving Haiti's economy.
Roberts and others think the key to a burgeoning biodiesel industry and economic security for Haiti is a common weed that grows throughout the country: jatropha.
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Im not too sure,but i would like to make a comment,i was wondering if anybody in Haiti never thought of tried to bring... more »