BIUST's Prof Totolo Dreams of coal to Liquid plant in Palapye


The transitioning from a resource-based to a knowledge-based economy is not a far-fetched reality. Botswana could sooner than later, see a coal-to-Liquids refinery set up in Palapye, producing car fuels, tar, soap products, ammonia, and many more coal liquefying by-products based industries.

Those are the aspirations and dreams of renowned Scientist, Professor Otlogetswe Totolo, the vice chancellor at BIUST, the country’s only specialized science, research, technology, engineering, and innovation university, conveniently based in Palapye, the coal beneficiation hub.

A renowned Scientist par excellence, Prof Totolo’s university has taken the initiative and completed technological trials for coal to liquid conversion

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