In the Altai region fuel will be produced from the husks of sunflower seeds
Since the beginning of next year the production
of a new type of fuel will be started in the Altai Territory. The company
"AgroSib-Razdolie" will process sunflower husk that remains of
pressed sunflower seeds. Secondary raw materials will be pressed into
briquettes. This fuel will cost less expensive than coal or wood. Additional
equipment for the transition of boiler houses to a new kind of raw material is
The region already has experience in the transition from coal to another, more economical fuel type. In the boiler house of Zavyalovsky district wood chips are used, and in Pospeliha there is sawdust.
By the Informational Agency "Katun 24"