Bio-fuel Crop Areas in Guatemala
According to a study by the OAS, the country has at least one million hectares suitable for cultivation of bio-fuel.
Friday, December 3, 2010
The report was commissioned by the Organization of American States (OAS) to the firm Hart Energy and was delivered this week the Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM).
Sustainable Power Corp. acquired 1000 acres of land close to Guatemala City where they will built a biomass reactor and bio-fuel plant.
An OAS feasibility study concluded that El Salvador has what it takes for developing an ethanol industry.
Existing companies have the infrastructure to produce 40 thousand gallons, which is equal to 6% of the total national demand for fuel.
With the goal of strengthening and promoting cooperation under the MesoAmerican Biofuel Project framework, which in turn is part of the Puebla to Panama Plan, Colombia's Agriculture and Rural Development Ministry last September signed a memorandum of understanding on technical cooperation in biofuels with El Salvador .
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