Lanterns and Stoves that Run on Vegetable Oil and Biodiesel
by Joshua and Kaia Tickell, of The Veggie Van
The Portuguese used Jetropha oil for hundreds of years to fuel their lanterns. Today, many large stoves and lanterns that are designed to run on diesel fuel will run on biodiesel. These are commonly found in boats and ships of all sizes. However, if you're looking for a stove or lantern that you can store in the cupboard, closet, car, or even your backpack, look no further than the Petromax line of Lanterns and Stoves. According to representatives at Petromax, their lanterns run well on biodiesel and vegetable oil. They say that there is no apparent difference in function or in odor.