Tag: Bahamas

Bahamas Waste brings on strategic majority investor

Bahamas Waste brings on strategic majority investor

April 25, 2016 |

In the Bahamas, Bahamas Waste has sold 51% of its shares to locally-owned 700 Islands Energy for $180,433 in a strategic partner the loss-making company hopes will turn around the waste oil-to-biodiesel company. All of the assets have been transferred to the new Bahamas Sustainable Fuels who will produce the fuel at a lower cost […]

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Bio Revolution Americas to invest $200 million in Bahaman pongamia project

Bio Revolution Americas to invest $200 million in Bahaman pongamia project

December 8, 2014 |

In the Bahamas, Bio Revolution Americas plans to invest $200 million in a pongamia biodiesel project based on an outgrower model that would spread across unused arable land on several islands. The company says it has already installed two oilseed crushing plants in the US and plans to install six more in the next two […]

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Bahamas could get $150 million biodiesel-blend floating power plant

Bahamas could get $150 million biodiesel-blend floating power plant

September 22, 2014 |

In the Bahamas, SGI Holdings is re-floating a $150 million plan for a 272MW floating power station that would supply energy to the islands from biodiesel, CNG, or a blend of the two. The power would supply a new $3.5 billion resort coming online in the spring and could be up and running 180 days […]

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Grand Bahama Power Co opens jatropha biofuel demo project

Grand Bahama Power Co opens jatropha biofuel demo project

November 28, 2013 |

In the Bahamas, Grand Bahama Power Company (GBPC) held the opening ceremony on Tuesday for their Biofuel Demonstration Project. Partnering with the Grand Bahama Port Authority, The Grand Bahama Development Company and the Garden of the Groves, the project focuses on the feasibility of cultivating jatropha to make biodiesel fuel that would be burned in […]

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Bahamas Waste running B50 in 75% of its fleet

Bahamas Waste running B50 in 75% of its fleet

November 20, 2012 |

In the Bahamas, Bahamas Waste has so far produced 100,000 gallons of B50 with about 75% of its fleet running on the biodiesel that the company produces. Once it reaches 100% penetration, it will decide whether to boost the blend to B75 or to sell surplus production into the local market. The company expects to […]

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Bahamas developing biodiesel

Bahamas developing biodiesel

[ 0 ] February 24, 2011 |

In the Bahamas, the government is currently developing a formula to price locally-produced biodiesel for retail use in an effort to expand the local industry’s market. Current biodiesel use is limited to waste disposal trucks from Bahamas Waste’s new used cooking oil processing facility More on the story.

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Low-quality cooking oil delays Bahamas Waste biodiesel production

Low-quality cooking oil delays Bahamas Waste biodiesel production

[ 0 ] December 22, 2010 |

In the Bahamas, Bahamas Waste biodiesel production has been delayed after the company discovered used cooking oil donated for conversion was “in far worse shape” than expected. The free fatty acid (FFA) level content was much higher than originally anticipated, and a new pre-wash system had to be installed to lower the free fatty acid […]

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