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bi·o·fuel

 (bī′ō-fyo͞o′əl)
n.
A fuel, such as biogas or biodiesel, that is produced from renewable resources, especially plant biomass, vegetable oils, or treated municipal and industrial wastes.

bi′o·fueled′ (-fyo͞old′) adj.

biofuel

(ˈbaɪəʊˌfjʊəl)
n
(Biochemistry) a gaseous, liquid, or solid substance of biological origin that is used as a fuel
Translations
biobrændsel
BiospritBiokraftstoff
agrocarburantbiocarburantbiocombustiblebiodiésel

biofuel

[ˈbaɪəʊfjʊəl] Ncombustible m biológico

biofuel

[ˈbaɪəʊfjʊəl] ncarburante m biologico
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In the world food system model, when simulating scenarios with increased demand for food staples caused by production of first-generation bio-fuel, the resulting market imbalances push international prices upwards.
Sammy Wilson added cutting the output of farmers and an allegedly unrealistic target for bio-fuel use will also hurt local people.
Teesside in particular has thrown down the gauntlet to the rest of the region and now boasts nine bio-fuel complexes, run by major multi-national firms including D1 Oils and Bio-fuels Corporation.
MANAMA: Gulf Air has joined an industry consortium which aims to develop bio-fuel for aircraft by 2013.
Anyone feeling the pinch from the recent food price hikes will also be keen for their Euro MP to vote against EU bio-fuel targets.
Regarding a recently leaked secret World Bank report indicating that the skyrocketing food prices worldwide was largely caused by increased cultivation of bio-fuel mainly US and EU, Zoellick admitted that production of the bio-fuel was a very important factor out of many in creating the food crisis.
Now, regular gasoline powered cars are becoming the minority in Brazil as bio-fuel powered cars now outsell petrol cars in what is Fiat's second biggest market in the world.
Air New Zealand will trial a new bio-fuel later this year, in a move to reduce the effect of soaring fuel costs, the company said Wednesday.
Key topics explored during this dynamic forum included the food versus energy security debate, a review of current bio-fuel policies and projects in the U.
The instances in Staffordshire where motorists have experienced problems have involved vehicles filled-up with pure bio-fuel or a mix with a far higher bio-fuel content than five per cent.
Additional bio-fuel and bio-derived product facilities will be built throughout the U.
Will Whitehorn, corporate affairs director, said: "Sir Richard was well aware of the lack of bio-fuel filling stations in London when he bought the car.

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