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biofuel

Any gas, liquid or solid that can be converted from a raw biological material—vegetation, algae grown in sewage, dry waste, cane sugar or wood pulp through combustion or fermentation to alcohols into fuels useful for industry and transport.

Major biofuels
(1) Biogas generated by anaerobic digestion (“biomethanation”).
(2) Fuel ethanol generated by a yeast-based fermentation of molasses, sugarcane juice or hydrolysed seed.

biofuel

fuel derived from a biological source. Biofuels include ETHANOL (gasohol), METHANE (biogas), fish liver oil and rapeseed oil (biodiesel).
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The use of bio fuels promises to significantly reduce the level of emissions produced by commercial aircraft worldwide, and Porter is honoured to have contributed to this test program in Canada.'
Flight LH013 from Hamburg to Frankfurt at 11:15 am (0915 GMT) on Friday will be the first to take off under what Lufthansa says is the world's first commercial test of bio fuel for such a long period.
Most bio fuels come from cash crops on Third World estates where the priority should be growing food for the starving not lining the pockets of estate owners with renewable energy subsidies for bio fuels.
Objectives of the project include the identification of potential pathways and necessary actions to make bio fuel commercially available to airline operators serving the region.
Bio fuel is becoming increasingly popular in the West for its relatively low price and as an environmentally-friendly source of energy..
Three students have adapted a kit car to run on bio fuels and are aiming to race it against cars running on petrol.
Bio Fuel Systems says its new fuel is free of contaminants like sulphur dioxide and would be cheaper than fossil oil is now.
"Bio fuel crops have given us a new market without any market tension, but, with food processors lobbying against bio-fuels there is pressure on this fledgling market.
Burning bio fuel pellets manufactured from sawdust and wood chips, the plant will provide the equivalent energy requirements of 10,000 homes.
Now that all three issues are important, the options for utilizing this bio fuel are expanding.
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She was also more than a little pleased that she could calculate very precisely the degradation mechanisms for a bio fuel molecule and do it fast.