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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 (MORE)

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 o (MORE)

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 oil (MORE)

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.
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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 (MORE)

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.
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What does biodiesel emit?

Biodiesel emits carbon dioxide when it is burnt; the only  difference between biodiesel and fossil fuel diesel is that with  biodiesel, the carbon was recently taken out of (MORE)

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 contribu (MORE)