Results for: Biodiesel

In Fuel and Fuel Intake

What is biodiesel?

Biodiesel is a fuel derived from plants. It is an alternative fuel to standard fossil fuels, that can be made from fats and vegetable oils. It contains no petroleum or petrole ( Full Answer )
In European Cars

How do you make a biodiesel?

Biodiesel begins with virgin vegetable oils (such as soybean, rapeseed, palm, or coconut oils), animal fats and fish oils, or recycled cooking oils. Manufacturers rely on a ch ( Full Answer )
In Environmental Issues

What is the future of biodiesel?

Biodiesel has big potentials as alternative fuel such as eolic and sun energy. A big obstacle for biodiesel is land productivity of actual plantations of vegetable oils. ( Full Answer )
In Fuel Economy and Mileage

Who discovered biodiesel?

1853 by scientists, E. Duffy and J. Patrick, conducted the first transesterification of a vegetable oil, many years before the first diesel engine became fully functional.
In Fuel and Fuel Intake

How expensive is biodiesel?

Usually it's about the same price as regular diesel, unless you make it yourself, in which case it's about 90 cents a gallon (assuming you can get a few restaurant owners to g ( Full Answer )
In Chemistry

What can biodiesel be used for?

Biodiesel, made from vegetation and algae, is used for powering vehicles and machinery instead of using diesel, which is a fossil fuel causing global warming.
In Fuel and Fuel Intake

Where do you get biodiesel?

You often only find biodiesel in the Midwest or areas where corn is a big market. Biodiesel is made out of corn and that's why. Biodiesel will make your diesel engine get bett ( Full Answer )
In Fuel and Fuel Intake

What does biodiesel emit?

Biodiesel emits carbon dioxide when it is burnt; the onlydifference between biodiesel and fossil fuel diesel is that withbiodiesel, the carbon was recently taken out of th ( Full Answer )
In Biofuel

Why is biodiesel called biodiesel?

Because it is derived from biological sources (crops such as rape) and not mineral sources such as coal or oil.
In Food & Cooking

What food has biodiesel in it?

None strictly speaking. Biodiesel is, amongst other things, made from disused or waste frying oil. So anything that is cooked or prepared in a deep fryer might be contri ( Full Answer )