OVEST Project: Use of Vegetable Oils from Waste for Energy Production

M. Prussi, D. Chiaramonti, L. Recchia, F. Martelli & F. Guidotti
The use of vegetable oil for power production is a viable route that allows for environmental, social and economic benefits. Nevertheless the increasing interest in pure vegetable oils for energy and biodiesel production promotes market volatilities and, in recent years, high and peak prices. In this framework the OVEST project, supported by the Tuscany region, aims at investigating the possibility to use waste oil streams of the food industry to obtain an alternative feedstock for...