biodiesel

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biodiesel

An alternative fuel for internal combustion engines, which is produced from soybean, rapeseed, corn and other plant oils, as well as animal fats.

Pros
Fewer sulphur fumes, particulate matter,and carcinogens when subjected to internal combustion than petroleum-based fuels.
 
Cons
Unlikely to replace petroleum products given the potential demand; high costs of producing biodiesel from food crops.
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* When 100% Bio Diesel was used Brake thermal efficiency was reduce to 23%.
The yield of bio diesel was calculated on weight basis.
Finnish energy company Neste Oil Corporation, formerly Fortum Oil Oyj, said on Monday (27 March) that it was in negotiations with the Austrian oil and gas group OMV to jointly build a large-scale plant to produce next-generation bio diesel fuel.
Bio Diesel is a non-carcinogenic and biodegradable sustainable transport fuel made from a blend of ultra low sulphur diesel and methyl esters, which are produced from organic oils and fats.
The fuel will initially be sold as a 95:5 blend (95pc mineral diesel / 5pc bio diesel) as this can be used in all diesel vehicles immediately without the need for any modifications.
Finnish energy company Neste Oil Corporation, formerly Fortum Oil Oyj, said on Tuesday (18 October) that its Porvoo refinery celebrated 40 years of operation today with the laying of the foundation stone of the site's new bio diesel plant.
to evaluate possibilities to jointly build a large-scale production plant for next-generation bio diesel fuel in Europe.