As we approach final plant design, the pace is beginning to accelerate at Promethean. Countless things to do, an unending cadre of decisions to be made, and a score ofÂ activities to be completed make for some hectic days and long nights. And as the days pass and we approach completion, I am now beginning to […]
In preparation for final technology selection, I have had the opportunity to examine a number of ways to make biodiesel, and each method does have its advantages and disadvantages. All things considered, price has been a deciding factor for much of the design and I have focused on an initial design that will produce up to 3 MMGY of biodiesel if run in a constant fashion. Some hard decisions were made; to centrifuge or not; to use cavitation or not; to use large ion-exchange columns or a series of small columns.
Promethean Biofuels has completed the first phase of permit acquisition, and is now underway with the construction of our first production plant, located in the city of Temecula, CA.