El Salvador: Study on Ethanol Production

The results of a study on the country’s biofuel production possibilities will be presented tomorrow.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

The research required an investment of $4 million, and was carried out by Arkel Sugar, Inc. (Arkel), Delta-T Corporation (Delta-T), Energy and Security Group (ESG) and Hart Energy Consulting.

From Elsalvador.com: "...the study was sponsored by the U.S. and Brazilian governments and the Organization of American States".

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Use of Ethanol Promoted in Guatemala

April 2013

Authorities are pushing for a pilot plan to blend ethanol in gasoline used by vehicles.

The signing of this agreement is being pushed by the Department of Sustainable Development at the Organization of American States (OAS). According to Ruben Contreras, representative of the entity, the country has a mature ethanol industry and this will also help clean up the environment.

Bio-fuel Crop Areas in Guatemala

December 2010

According to a study by the OAS, the country has at least one million hectares suitable for cultivation of bio-fuel.

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).

"Optimal" Conditions for Ethanol Production

July 2009

An OAS feasibility study concluded that El Salvador has what it takes for developing an ethanol industry.

The feasibility study for ethanol production analyzed climate conditions, soil and historic biofuel production.

"We found out that conditions are more than optimal for developing bioenergy" stated Francisco Burgos, an expert from the Organization of American States (OAS), whose opinion was published in an article in Elsalvador.com.

Agro-energy for Energy Security in OAS Lecture Series

October 2008

“Facing Energy Security in the Americas through Agroenergy Sources” is the topic of the keynote presentation, next Tuesday, October 28.

Roberto Rodrigues, co-president of the Inter-American Ethanol Commission and a former agriculture minister of Brazil, will deliver this topic for the thirtieth conference in the Organization of American States’ (OAS) Lecture Series of the Americas next Tuesday, October 28.

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