25 Nov '12, 3pm

Brazil’s Nutec launches system to convert fish waste into oil for biodiesel feedstock

Brazil’s Nutec launches system to convert fish waste into oil for biodiesel feedstock 25 November 2012 Brazil’s Industrial Technology Core Foundation of Ceará (Nutec), an entity linked to the Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education of the State (Secitece), launched Biopeixe Machine, which converts 50% of fish viscera into fats for the production of oil which will, in turn, be converted into biodiesel. Participating in the launch was Petrobras Biofuel. The equipment has as main objective the provision of the disposal of waste generated by the fish farming activity in the processing of Nile Tilapia, a fish grown in tanks, present in the main reservoirs of the State of Ceará. Currently Ceara produces approximately 166,667 tonnes of fish/year. It is estimated that a range of 50 to 70% of the total mass of the viscera can be converted into fish oil. Under current c...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2012/11/nutec-20121125.html

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