UniFiji, FSC Discuss Bioethanol Production
by Repeka Nasiko (Fiji Times Online) University of Fiji is in discussion with the Fiji Sugar Corporation on possible research collaboration of bioethanol production.
The research work by the university could become a part of a Master’s in Renewable Energy Management (MREM) program which began in February this year.
According to the university, students under the program were actively involved in research work as part of their course assessment.
“In addition to the current research being carried out by students under the Centre of Renewable Energy (CORE), other areas of interest include Butoni wind farm, prospects of biodiesel production in Fiji, and prospects of bioethanol production for which talks are currently underway for a possible research collaboration with the Fiji Sugar Corporation (FSC),” a statement from UniFiji said.
A total of 12 students were initially enrolled for the program. READ MORE