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Additional Information on Biofuels and Renewable Energy

The following items provide further information about coconut oil and other biofuels

  1. Rays of hope: renewable energy in the Pacific
    View leaflet
    Booklet and video (also available on CD/ROM) available for purchase from http://upo.unesco.org/

  2. Coconut Oil as a Biofuel in Pacific Islands by Jan Cloin, South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission (SOPAC), Fiji
    Read this 5-page paper

  3. Information from PlantDrive (tm) Products Div. of Neoteric Biofuels Inc., British Columbia, Canada

  4. Power point presentation on Biofuel options in the Pacific
  1. "Solar Photovoltaic Systems: Technical Training Manual" and "Solar Photovoltaic Project Development", prepared by Herb Wade and published by UNESCO (in hard copy).
    View leaflet
    Documents can be purchased from
    http://upo.unesco.org/details.aspx?Code_Livre=4165
    http://upo.unesco.org/details.aspx?Code_Livre=4166

  2. For more information on liquid biofuels, go to the South Pacific Applied Geo Science Commission website: http//www.sopac.org

  3. Read about how an island in the Canary Islands is working towards using renewable energy sources for all its energy needs, click here.

  4. Information on Maui's move to use recycled cooking oil as a substitute for diesel

  5. Overview of Pacific regional biofuel activities by J. Cloin, 2006
 
 

To get involved, contact :

 

Coastal Regions and Small Islands Platform
UNESCO, Paris, France
csi1@unesco.org
fax: +33 1 45 68 58 08
 

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