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Biodiesel: A Green Fuel that's Available Now

Biodiesel fuel is made from renewable energy sources. The production process uses vegetable oils and animal fats and a process called transesterification. biodiesel car Biodiesel expansion is easier than expanded use of many other renewable energy sources, because this green fuel is easy to use in existing diesel engines as an alternative to petroleum based diesel fuel.

Currently, there are two types of biodiesel fuel blends made, B20, containing 20% biodiesel and 80% petroleum diesel, and B100, which is 100% biodiesel. Either blend can be used directly in diesel engines and they are available in many places throughout the world. Whether you're trying to decide if you should start using biodiesel in your diesel car or truck, or just want to learn more about this innovative green fuel, find Bright Hub articles with the latest information and breakthroughs.

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    Benefits of using Biodiesel as Alternate Fuel

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    Producing Biodiesel by the Transesterification Process

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