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Jatrobot

Jatrobot Winners of WIPJAM hacketon at MWC2012 presented the award by Nokia

We’re team Jatrobot and we’ve build an App that uses social interaction to plant the seeds of tree that can be used for a zero emissions bio-fuel.

Jatrobot finalist and best windows mobile app winner at GreenICTApps

Jatrobot Use Case
Automating the production of Bio Diesel through social interaction.

Jatropha Curcas: The Holy Grail of Bio-fuels

Sustainability

  • Successfully Tested as Diesel Fuel
  • Smoke-free
  • Grows almost anywhere
  • Can stand long periods of drought
  • Suitable for preventing soil erosion and shifting of sand dunes
  • Jatropha trees are productive for up to 30-40 years.
  • 2,200 trees can be planted per hectare (approx 1,000 per acre).
  • 1 hectare should yield around 7 tonnes of seeds per year.
  • The oil pressed from 4kg of seeds is needed to make 1 litre of biodiesel.

 

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