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Sun Biofuels - Greenhouse gas LCA of Jathropa biofuels by Sun Biofuels in Mozambique

Client: Sun Biofuels Mozambique and Jatropha Alliance
Period: 2011

Partners for Innovation conducted a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of the greenhouse gas emissions of biofuels from Jatropha, cultivated bij Sun Biofuels in Mozambique.

39% reduction
The results were contrasted with the European Renewable Energy Directive requirement of 35% greenhouse gas savings compared to fossil fuels. The results show that SunBiofuels meets this requirement and achieves at least a 39% greenhouse gas reduction. The report also shows that there is a high potential for further optimization.

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