In Africa we recommend to use the cobs, only or indigenous energy crops. We also have smaller biorefinery solutions, like the µ-Biorefinery or the GreenEnergyPark, which have the same economic outcome as in the USA: Additional income for the farmers. The article below appeared on Energy.gov (US Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy): For…Read more Biorefineries Give Local Farmers Opportunities for Additional Income
Each job in the US bioeconomy adds 1.64 jobs in adjacent sectors. An economic impact analysis of the US biobased products industry showed that in 2013 4 million jobs and US$369bn were added to US economy. In Africa, we can expect an even higher job creation rate (See: GreenEnergyPark™ biorefinery). The following report was obtained…Read more Bioeconomy: $369bn and 4 Million Jobs Added to US Economy in 2013
GreenEnergyPark™: Empowering Africa's New Agricultural Economy DalinYebo's GreenEnergyPark™ will contribute to Africa's food security and create permanent rural jobs, because these small economic hubs are located in the centres of agricultural areas and its profits will flow back to the farming community. The anchor tenants of the GreenEnergyPark™ are a furfural biorefinery and an electricity co-generation…Read more Connecting-the-Dots™ of a New Agricultural Economy
MANDATORY blending of biofuels with petrol and diesel will come into effect from October 1 2015, Energy Minister Ben Martins said yesterday. The regulation is in line with the Cabinet decision in 2007 to use biofuels as a means of diversifying the country’s energy supplies.MANDATORY blending of biofuels with petrol and diesel will come into…Read more South Africa: Biofuel blends madatory from 2015
The report was officially released this month by South Africa’s Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, Edna Molewa, at a ceremony which also launched a new community based Green Fund Project called ‘Farming the Wild’ in the uPhongolo Local Municipality. The study assesses the impacts of green investments in four of the country’s key economic sectors: agriculture,…Read more New Report Shows Green Economy Fundamental for South Africa’s Sustained Economic Growth and Well-being – Green Africa Directory
Two thoughts on the following article or how we provide the balance between affordability and access to power: GreenEnergyPark™ stores renewable energy 24/7 365 pa GreenEnergyPark™ produces and supplies electricity in rural areas GreenEnergyPark ™' with large biomass storage area (image: DalinYebo) SA needs balance between energy affordability, access – Frei Renewable energy and electricity…Read more In 20 years, even fewer people with NO electricity in Africa!
Worldclass: Our GreenEnergyPark™ is Investment ready! SA agro-processing 'needs investment' 6 November 2012 South Africa has a world-class agro-processing sector but its potential is not fully recognised and requires investment, says Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson. "South Africa has a world-class agro-processing and marketing infrastructure that provides for local needs as well as limited…Read more Platform for Agro-processing