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Biofuel

Why Biodiesel is So Important to the Future of Costa Rica

 

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Percentage of Costa Rican Transportation Using Petroleum
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Percentage of Costa Rican CO2 Emissions from Transportation
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Percentage of Diesel Fuel Consumed just to Move Cargo
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Percentage of Transportation Sector Only Using Diesel Fuel
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The Transition from Fossil Fuel to Sustainable Fuel is Here

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Planting Acrocomia palm trees provides a significant amount of domestic and renewable biofuel for Costa Rica.

 

Drought Tolerant
• Native to Costa Rica
• Long productive life of 70 years
• Can be grown by landholders of all sizes
• Grows well on marginal land on less fertile soils
• Does not compete with valuable agricultural lands
• Requires very low amounts of agrochemical inputs

 

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