Research team looks to develop new catalyst for biodiesel.
According to the paper, Goodwin, who was awarded a $900,000 grant for his research last year, is hoping to develop a new catalyst to be used in production of the alternative fuel, as the commonly employed lye, a liquid, is only effective once per batch.
The paper said Goodwin is looking to formulate a solid catalyst, which would not react in the presence of liquids and therefore enable continuous production of the fuel.
"We hope by the end of three years to have a well-defined way to produce biodiesel economically," said Goodwin.
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|Publication:||Alternative Transportation Fuels Today|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Feb 22, 2005|
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