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I reported it wrong in my email.  They obtained 1-2 liters per 10 
kg food waste.  Sorry for any confusion.
Ryan

On Mon Jun 08 09:04:57 EDT 2009, John Hurford <[log in to unmask]> 
wrote:

> Actually, if biodiesel has anywhere near the same energy content 
> as petro
> diesel, then this process has a much higher energy yield than the 
> biogas
> product of anaerobic digestion on a per kilogram of food waste 
> bases.
> 
> On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 6:11 PM, GRAUNKE,RYAN E <[log in to unmask]> 
> wrote:
> 
>> Happy Friday BESTers,
>> 
>>    We've all heard of turning waste vegetable oil into 
>> biodiesel, but a
>> Spanish company has actually developed a process that converts 
>> any type of
>> organic waste into biodiesel.  Using microorganisms to produce 
>> fatty acids,
>> the process is like a sped up version of natural petroleum 
>> production.  It's
>> still in its very early stages and the yields aren't great (1-2 
>> liters per
>> kilogram of food waste), but there may be some potential here, 
>> especially
>> with the heated food vs. fuel debate of energy crops.  We'll 
>> have to keep on
>> eye on this in the future and for any integration of this 
>> process with
>> biogas digestion.
>> 
>> http://bioenergy.checkbiotech.org/news/process_turn_urban_waste_biodiesel
>> 
>> "Process to Turn Urban Waste into Biodiesel"
>> Checkbiotech.org
>> Wednesday June 3, 2009
>> 
>> Have a great weekend,
>> Ryan
>> 
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