Learn about biodiesel production
Published Wednesday, September 28, 2011
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Piedmont Community College’s Business
Development and Entrepreneurship Center (BDEC) will offer “Introduction to Biodiesel Production,”
on Thursday, Oct. 13, on PCC’s Person County Campus in Roxboro. Randy Durren,
PCC’s Instructor of Biotechnology/Laboratory Technology, will present the
seminar, which will be held in Room F209 from 6-8 p.m.
Also described as “Biodiesel 101: What It Is and How It Is
Made,” this introductory workshop will start with the basics but will also
include enough up-to date information to interest those with a technical
background. The workshop will cover biodiesel markets and benefits, production
technologies, quality control, distribution and storage issues, experience of
fleet operators and fuel users, tips on organizing a biodiesel project, updates
on state and federal incentives, and a look at future industry developments.
This seminar will also include a tour and demonstration of PCC’s biodiesel
The class will be offered at no
charge to participants. Register by calling the BDEC at (336) 599-0032.