Green alternative to diesel fuel reaches Australasia

August 2010
Ausmarine;Aug2010, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p34
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the use of alternative fuel obtained from naturally occurring product, the Jatropha nut, by Wärtsilä Australia's Environmental Services Division. In Belgium, the company has used a Wärtsilä 20V32 Combined Heat and Power (CHP) engine with an electrical output of some 9 megawatts (MW) to sufficiently serve about 20,000 households with total energy requirements. General Manager of Services Sales, David Trench, says Jatropha oil is cheaper than crude oil.


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