Carlos Castellanos Helena Chan Andrew Dunning Bernardo Menezes Carlos Rymer "The use of vegetable oils for engine fuels may seem insignificant today. But such oils may become in course of time as important as petroleum and the coal tar products of the present time." Rudolph Diesel:1912
Begin business in 2010-2012 with first biodiesel production plant in Guerrero, Mexico.
Jatropha, a high-yielding source of vegetable oil, will be main feedstock.
Biodiesel Edge seeks investments of $40-45 million for initial start-up.
Within five years, generate sales of over $200 million and returns of over 50%.
Biodiesel produced from Jatropha curcas , a tropical plant that produces seeds with high oil content.
Reduces carbon dioxide and pollutant emissions by more than 70%.
Jatropha can thrive in very poor soils with little rainfall.