Biofuels Program - School of Trades, Technology, Sustainability and Professional Studies
Biofuels - The Energy of the Future!
Biofuels are a sustainable energy source made from organic materials or recycled oils converted into liquid fuels. The most common types of biofuels are ethanol; an alcohol made from plant biomass, and biodiesel; a combination of alcohol and oil or fat. An exciting new resource for biofuels is algae, which is well-suited to growing here in the Southwest.
In SFCC's new Biofuels program, you can learn to make biodiesel, ethanol and algae oil and go to work in the growing biofuels industry.
The Biofuels program offers courses in:
- Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicle Technologies
- Biofuels I, Biofuels II and Labs
- Biology, Chemistry and Labs
- Introduction to Sustainable Technologies
- Electrical and Mechanical Fundamentals
- Planning the Entrepreneurial Venture
- Plant or Lab Technician
- Process Coordinator
- Project Engineer/Developer
- Sustainability Coordinator
For more information, please contact Luke Spangenburg, Director Biofuels Center of Excellence, 505-428-1332, Biofuels@sfcc.edu.
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