PACIFIC ISLANDS: Coconut Oil Power Generation: A How-To Guide for Small Stationary Engines
February 2010 [pdf]. This report provides relevant information on every aspect of fueling an engine with coconut oil. In order to successfully power a diesel engine with coconut oil, the user needs to consider several key elements of the fuel delivery and combustion system so to prevent from causing damages to the engine prematurely. Additionally, some of the interdependent factors including the type of engine being used, how it is used, and local conditions such as temperature, should also be carefully selected. This Guide includes the necessary background on the relevant aspects of the diesel engine system and the theory of running an engine on coconut oil.