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The Gleaner, Jamaica WI, September 2, 2021

The Gleaner reports that our solution promises to bring the Caribbean a new source of fuel to power transportation while also helping the islands address the high cost of imported fossil fuel for cars, climate change and the hazards of increased influx of sargassum seaweed on local beaches. Click here to view the publication

Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation, August 19, 2021

The Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation reported our University of the West Indies research project which aims to develop biofuel from sargassum and wastewater. They learned of this work during the signing of a memorandum of understanding between UWI Cave Hill Campus and CIBC First Caribbean International Bank, supporting entrepreneurial efforts at THE UWI Cave Hill campus, …

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Barbados Today, August 18, 2021

Barbados Today reports that the University of the West Indies (UWI) is executing a project that will see vehicles running on a fuel made of sargassum seaweed and wastewater from rum factories, with the aim of having large portions of Barbados’ road traffic eventually using it. Click here to view the publication

Reuters Report, September 29, 2021

In this Reuters report on Sargassum seaweed challenges in the Caribbean Sea, authors describe the work of Rum and Sargassum Inc among that of other regional teams who are finding useful ways to exploit the presence of Sargassum Seaweed in the Caribbean Sea and get it off the beach. Click here to view the publication

IDB Technical Note, May 31, 2021

In this IDB Technical Note, we demonstrate Marine biofuel experimental evidence on the production of Biomethane from Rum Distillery Waste and Sargassum Seaweed, and present a technical analysis of why it should be used as an Alternative Fuel for Transportation in Barbados. Click here to view the publication

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