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Biodiesel Plant Opening up in Eastern Cuba
February 8, 2017 – 8:36 pm | No Comment

(Radio Havana Cuba)  Industrial scale biodiesel production will begin this year in the Cuban province of Granma, where a bio-fertilizer, bio-stimulant and bio-pesticide factory will also be built.

Engineer Ídel Marrero, director of the local branch …

Death of Castro Could Free Cuba to Produce Biofuels
December 2, 2016 – 2:46 pm | No Comment

(Voice of America)  The death of Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro, a fierce critic of biofuels like ethanol, has raised hopes among industry experts that some of Cuba’s vast tracts of fallow land may soon be …

Cuba Seeks Investors to Boost Clean, Renewable Energy
August 22, 2016 – 1:34 pm | No Comment

(Xinhuanet.com)  Cuba is set to hold its first Energy & Infrastructure Summit in an effort to boost clean and renewable energy sources and cut down on fossil fuels, local media reported on Saturday.

Conrado Moreno, a …

Ethanol Sets Sights on Asia-Pacific Region
May 18, 2016 – 4:55 pm | No Comment

by Tom C. Doran (AgriNews)  The U.S. Grains Council has long served as an international promoter of corn and other grain exports and has expanded its efforts to include ethanol and dried distillers grains with …

Greenbelt Resources CEO Visits Cuba — Company Seeks Partners to Deploy Sustainable Energy Technology
March 24, 2016 – 1:53 pm | No Comment

(Greenbelt Resources/PR Newswire)  As a result of recent changes to Commerce Department regulations by the Obama administration regarding trade with Cuba, the advanced modular technology available from Greenbelt Resources Corporation (OTC: GRCO), an innovator of …

Corn Growers in Cuba
July 6, 2015 – 3:46 pm | No Comment

by Cindy Zimmerman (AgWired)   … Cuba has purchased corn from the United States since the early 2000s, with market share varying widely from as high as 100 percent to just 15 percent last marketing year. …

Cuba’s Sugar Industry to Use Bagasse for Bioenergy
September 30, 2014 – 1:27 pm | No Comment

(Inter Press Service)  Cuba’s sugar industry hopes to become the main source of clean energy in the country as part of a programme to develop renewable sources aimed at reducing dependence on imported fossil fuels …

Cuba Expands Biofuel Production
December 21, 2012 – 4:38 pm | No Comment

(NewsTrackIndia)  Cuba has opened its second biodiesel plant and plans to build three more to produce green fuel from inedible plants, the state-run TV reported.

The new plant is now having trial run in the town …

Insight: U.S. and Brazil – At Last, Friends on Ethanol
September 17, 2012 – 1:09 pm | No Comment

by Brian Winter (Reuters/Chicago Tribune)  After years at each other’s throats, Brazil and the United States are working together to promote the use of ethanol in a collaboration that could revolutionize global markets and the makeup of …

Cuba Begins Production of Biodiesel Plant “Physic Nut”
July 18, 2012 – 4:03 pm | No Comment

(Expansion.com) The first biodiesel plant that uses Cuban bush inedible oilseed “Jatropha curcas”, popularly known in the island as “physic nut” began to produce today, according to local media reported.

The facility, located in the eastern …

Brazil to Breathe Life into Faded Cuban Sugar Sector
January 31, 2012 – 2:13 pm | No Comment

by Esteban Israel and Peter Murphy (Reuters Africa)  Brazilian builder Odebrecht plans to produce sugar in Cuba, the company said on Monday, as looser restrictions on foreign investment in the communist island raise hopes of a recovery in the once-booming …