Sunday, December 18, 2011

The Art of Making Biomass Briquettes

Uploaded by on Mar 25, 2009
Energy Links - Biomass Briquettes: Theres an art to making biomass briquettes, the low-cost environmentally friendly, cooking-fuel alternative to traditional charcoal and firewood. Here a Ugandan community member uses a mold and Mini-Bryant press to shape and drain the briquettes, one of the final steps of the process. Learn more about making briquettes at

This video was taken during an Energy Links pilot project in Uganda in March 2009. The Center for Financial Inclusion's ( Energy Links project a new pilot program in Uganda aims to bring renewable energy to microfinance clients, contribute to reducing greenhouse-gas emissions and give MFIs a viable business-in-a-box.





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