The definition of biodiesel is a fuel made from vegetable and animal fat oils that have been processed to remove glycerin, sometimes combined with petroleum-based diesel (labeled a biodiesel blend) and for use in most diesel engines without modifications.
An example of biodiesel is fuel made from recycled vegetable oil from restaurant fryers.
A biofuel made by processing vegetable oils and other fats for use in a diesel engine, either in pure form or as an additive to conventional diesel fuel.
- According to Amerigreen, if all households using heating oil used a B5 blend ( 5 percent biodiesel, 95 percent heating oil), 400,000,000 gallons of heating oil could be conserved.
- This tax credit program is a volumetric based income tax credit for the production of biodiesel that is made from first-use vegetable oils and first-use animal fats.
- Studies have shown that biodiesel from virgin vegetable oil reduces carbon dioxide emissions and petroleum consumption when used in place of petroleum diesel.
- Biomass is any organic material produced by animals and plants, such as crops, wood, manure, municipal solid waste, ethanol, methane, and biodiesel.
- Additionally scientists found that by combining alcohol with animal fat or vegetable oil they can generate another type of fuel called biodiesel.