Technologies

Agricultural Sciences

Title:

Technology for the Production of Biodiesel from Jatropha Seed

Area:

Agricultural Sciences

Developing Agency:

Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute (CSMCRI), Concil of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Govt. of India

Technology Readiness Index:

Technology Development

Brief Description

Description :

The technology includes forward integration of Jatropha cultivation on wasteland to biodiesel preparation with the aim of attaining fuel of a quality fit for neat application in unmodified engines. It is an improved process for the preparation of biodiesel from triglyceride oils through transesterification.