Biofuel oil


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What is biofuel oil or Biodiesel ?

Biodiesel or Biodiesel refers to a vegetable oil- or animal fat-based diesel fuel consisting of long-chain alkyl (methyl, ethyl, or propyl) esters.

Biodiesel or Biodiesel is typically made by chemically reacting lipids (e.g., vegetable oil, animal fat  with an alcohol producing fatty acid esters.

Examples

  • Castor
  • Pongamia
  • Jatropha
  • Biodiesel from used coffee grounds
  • Fungi
  • Algal biodiesel