Alternative Energy

Biodiesel Fuel

News and Information about Biodiesel Technologies and Innovations.

Aug 31, 2015

Biodiesel Fuel

Biodiesel Fuel can be produced from a variety of natural crops including rapeseed, soybean, mustard, flax, sunflower, canola, palm oil, hemp, jatropha and waste vegetable oils. This fuel source is said to reduce engine wear and produce less harmful emissions. Biodiesel is used as an alternative fuel source, but requires engine modifications. There is still a great deal of debate about the pros and cons of biodiesel.

Fuel from Chicken Feathers?

Fuel from Chicken Feathers?

If we go by the stats, every year 11 billion pounds of poultry industry waste accumulates annually, because we have gigantic appetite for poultry products. They can’t be stuffed

Economical Biodiesel Fuel from Algae

Economical Biodiesel Fuel from Algae

We all want to live in a clean and green world and breathe pollution free air. For this kind of environment we desperately need a fossil fuel free world.

Trans-America Journey Powered by Waste Vegetable Oil

Trans-America Journey Powered by Waste Vegetable Oil

We love to read about different travelers and their adventures, wishing secretly that we could be in their shoes. Here is a young traveler, Stacy Jurich, 2006 graduate of

San Francisco Greasecycle Program

San Francisco Greasecycle Program

For the past several months the San Francisco Public Utility Commission (SFPUC) has begun picking up used cooking oil from restaurants and businesses for free in an effort to

Biodiesel Rental Cars from Bio-Beetle

Biodiesel Rental Cars from Bio-Beetle

Would you believe there exists a company that offers rental cars which are entirely powered by biodiesel? In support of their mission statement to be the “greenest” and “best”

Biodiesel banned in Texas

Biodiesel banned in Texas

Come December 31st, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is set to effectively ban biodiesel in the state’s largest markets. The problem, they say, lies with the fuel’s nitrogen

Advantages of Biodiesel Fuel for Transportation

Advantages of Biodiesel Fuel for Transportation

Modern diesel engine technology has advanced to the point where the advantages of biofuel usage are becoming much greater than the disadvantages. Modern diesel engines produce less noise, smoke or

Ineos to Build Biodiesel Production Plant

Ineos to Build Biodiesel Production Plant

Grangemouth will be a world leader in green fuel production for the 21st century thanks to a new multi-million facility. Petrochemical manufacturer Ineos confirmed this week it is going ahead

Delaware Biodiesel Refinery Opens

Delaware Biodiesel Refinery Opens

Dozens of government and business leaders turned out Friday for a ceremonial opening at Delaware’s first commercial bio-fuels plant, a soybean oil-to-diesel factory in Clayton that could reach full production