BioFacts: Fueling a stronger economy, Biodiesel. Revision 2

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Biodiesel is a substitute for or an additive to diesel fuel that is derived from the oils and fats of plants. It is an alternative fuel that can be used in diesel engines and provides power similar to conventional diesel fuel. It is a biodegradable transportation fuel that contributes little, if any, net carbon dioxide or sulfur to the atmosphere, and is low in particulate emission. It is a renewable, domestically produced liquid fuel that can help reduce US dependence on foreign oil imports. This overview presents the resource potential, history, processing techniques, US DOE programs cost and utilization potential ... continued below

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Biodiesel is a substitute for or an additive to diesel fuel that is derived from the oils and fats of plants. It is an alternative fuel that can be used in diesel engines and provides power similar to conventional diesel fuel. It is a biodegradable transportation fuel that contributes little, if any, net carbon dioxide or sulfur to the atmosphere, and is low in particulate emission. It is a renewable, domestically produced liquid fuel that can help reduce US dependence on foreign oil imports. This overview presents the resource potential, history, processing techniques, US DOE programs cost and utilization potential of biodiesel fuels.

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OSTI as DE95010303

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  • Other: DE95010303
  • Report No.: NREL/SP--420-5571-Rev.2
  • Grant Number: AC36-83CH10093
  • DOI: 10.2172/45533 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 45533
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc676458

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BioFacts: Fueling a stronger economy, Biodiesel. Revision 2, report, January 1, 1995; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc676458/: accessed April 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.