Category: energy

Haiti – More on Vetiver for fuel

Here are a couple of links to the use of vetiver as a fuel in Haiti – worth a quick look Vetiver bundles   Biochar and fuel  More great information at Haiti Reconstruction

Vetiver System – Biomass Fuel

A paper from ICV5 by Bo Huang describes how vetiver has been used to stabilize highly fractured slopes in south China.  This in itself makes interesting reading.  The paper also describes how vetiver biomass residue from these protected slopes has been used…

Vetiver, Stoves and Biofuel

I was speaking with Criss Juliard this morning and he reminded me about the good work being done by Mike Mahowald’s group, Haiti Reconstruction in Haiti with respect to using vetiver for fueling efficient cooking stoves.  Let me first say how impressed I am…

Vetiver System – Vetiver Grass Technology Applications

Vetiver Grass is an absolute unique plant for many reasons, but its most impressive characteristics are that it can be grown successfully in virtually every country with a warm to hot climate, and for a large range of different applications…