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Jatropha Oil

Sustainability Is in the Air

Astrid Caldas | Posted 03.04.2012 | Green
Astrid Caldas

At Santos Dumont Airport in Rio de Janeiro, while waiting for the plane to start taxiing for take off, I glanced at the next plane over and was surprised to read on the engine that it was powered by biofuel.

JATROPHA JETLINER: New Zealand's Biofuel Plane Uses 50-50 Blend

AP | RAY LILLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Air New Zealand has tested a passenger jet powered partially with oil from a plum-sized fruit known as jatropha, in ef...