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Saturday, June 7, 2014

Pongamia oil as Biodiesel

Pongamia pinnata -pictures released into the public domain by author Madhavi

Pongamia seeds used for Biodiesel.
Common names are :Indian Beech tree,Karanj in Hindi and Sanskrit.
The seeds are used to make Pongamia oil which is a well known alternate fuel.It is a bio diesel and little modification is required to make generators run with this relatively inexpensive oil. Further research is being done to find cheaper extraction methods.

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