Biofuel Islands.

‘We Are Producing The Fuel Of The Future’

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The Philippines, with 7,000+ islands, is perfect for growing biofuel crops, including the drylands, wetlands, infertile soils. We just have to invest on her.

To begin with, Chris de Lavigne, Global Vice President of US-based Frost & Sullivan, says the Philippines is now ‘one of the most attractive investment sites for biofuels projects’ (asianjournal.com). He cites ‘strong government support’ as well as the Biofuels Act as reasons for his conclusion. Philippine policies on biofuels are ‘better than in other countries.’ He adds that the ‘strong foresight and management’ of the Philippine National Oil Company (PNOC)-Alternative Fuels Corp (AFC) and its advocacy of biofuels in the Philippines is another plus factor. On his part, AFC Chairman Renato Velasco says, ‘We are producing the fuel of the future.’ The full essay

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~ by frankahilario on 9 October 2007.

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