Jatropha has the potential to provide the sustainable biofuel to the globe which is very eagerly looking forward. But the only companies that are investing in jatropha are the tiny oversea outfits and national energy firms.
At the same time the sustainable investment that the world is facing today is the better source for biofuel that is the increase need for the world. The main drawbacks of the biofuel prepared from corn are price, growing condition, and the competition as a food crop.
But jatropha on the other hand are very cheap. Jatropha can be easily grown in all the places and it is also an easy procedure to convert the jatropha oil into jatropha biofuel. And the main advantage of this plant is that it does not compete with any food crops and can also be grown as a live fence.
The jatropha plant can be grown widely in the tropical as well in the tropical regions. The jatropha plant once cultivated can give the yield for many years. Little irrigation is required and without proper irrigation the plant can survive for many months.
There are hundreds of thousands of uncultivated land. And these lands are mainly found in the areas where the population that leads a hopeless life. So investing in jatropha has a sustainable developed and also a bright future for the hopeless people in the world. So sustainable investment on jatropha can be economical and bio-environmental.
The biodiesel taken from the jatropha oil has the properties that are similar to the biofuels got from other oilseeds. The jatropha biofuels is also characterized by the fact that it has balance co2 which helps in protecting the world from the rapid climate change.