Farmer promotes biodiesel plant

A group of more than 30 farmers gathered in Charlottetown Wednesday night to explore the possibility of building their own biodiesel plant. The proposal is for the plant to be owned by farmers. It would crush oil from canola grown by Island farmers and mix it with diesel to create a fuel that could run…

Biodiesel project battles climate change with grease

Fast food fat powers campus grounds equipment in greenhouse gas reduction program What’s green, has 35 horsepower, and smells like burning French fries? Answer: One of the University of Calgary’s John Deere riding lawnmowers that is helping to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by running on fuel made from used cooking oil. A one-year pilot project using…