Speaker at Seminar “Biofuels – here to stay?” 5th August

As part of Pembrokeshire Sustainable Agriculture Network Events the seminar -‘Biofuels – Here to stay?’ will be held on Tuesday 5th August (7.30pm prompt start) at Nant-y-ffin Motel, Llandissilio, refreshments on arrival.

Speakers:
Harm de Wilde/Helena Athanasiou (Economists HGCA- Home Grown Cereals Authority) will give an overview of World and UK market in relation to biofuels.

Daniel Blackburn (Veg Oil Motoring) will give an introduction to the technology associated with the use of straight vegetable oil (SVO). This biofuel has been the most accessible for European arable farmers wanting to market their crop directly into the transport fuel sector. An overview of some of the current issues surrounding biofuels will be presented as well as a perspective of what the future could have in store for these types of fuels.

To book your place(s), please contactSteven Bradley or Alison Ebsworth on (01834 862116).

Also see: http://www.planed.org.uk/agri/

Visit Us at the Celtic Blue Rock Festival 1st, 2nd August

We will have a stand in the Eco Zone at the Celtic Blue Rock Festival this year. Veg Oil Motoring maintains its record of having had a stand at every Celtic Blue Rock Festival since the very first one in 2003.

For more information of the festival and how to get tickets then visit:

http://www.celticbluerock.org.uk/

Veg Oil Community Mini Bus Launch

On July 3rd 2008 the Preseli Rural Transport Association (PRTA) launched their SVO converted minibus. This bus was converted by Veg Oil Motoring and will be providing vital community transport services particularly for the elderly in rural locations far from conventional bus services. For more details of the PRTA visit: http://www.prta.co.uk/

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Nerys Evans, Assembly Member for Mid and West Wales pours the first bottle of vegetable oil into the newly converted bus.

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Nerys Evans AM, Caroline Wilson (PRTA Coordinator), Cllr Rod Bowen (PRTA Chair) and the Preseli Green Dragon.