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bi·o·die·sel

 (bī′ō-dē′zəl, -səl)
n.
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.

biodiesel

(ˈbaɪəʊˌdiːzəl)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a biofuel intended for use in diesel engines
Translations
biodiesel
biodiésel
biodizel
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With the price of palm oil almost half the price of crude coconut oil, just imagine how much profits the manufacturers of bio-fuel that allegedly use palm oil instead of coconut oil for their bio-diesel are raking in, while consumers are practically deprived of their right to cheaper diesel fuel.
As per a Petroleum Ministry statement, "Operated by state-run Indian Oil Corp, the R&D facility is designed to test all types of fuel including petrol, diesel, ethanol-blended petrol, bio-diesel, CNG, LNG, hydrogen-CNG and 2G-ethanol blends to ensure they meet the superior BS-VI norms that are to be implemented across the country by April 2020.
Mercedes-Benz, a subsidiary of Daimler AG (NYSE: DAI)(FWB:DAI), is equipping its cars and other vehicles sold in India for bio-diesel.
Academics from the Cardiff Catalysis Institute have recycled a byproduct when bio-diesel is formed from vegetable oil and converted it into an ingredient to produce more bio-diesel.
The group's bio-diesel, liquid petroleum gas and methanol car took 16.
Company sources stated that the main idea of the project is to produce bio-diesel for global and the Gulf market.
The bio-diesel expert said that cultivation of jatropha plant on one acre land could produce 2000-3000 litres biodiesel besides value-added products like the Methane gas, glycerine and NPK fertilizer.
TNT Express UAE has partnered with Lootah to supply locally produced bio-diesel made from used cooking oil for its commercial vehicles in Dubai.
Assistant Prof Chemistry (Biology) department of the Gujrat University, Dr Mumtaz Wasim said that bio-diesel has been prepared from various varieties of seeds including edible and non-edible oil especially sun flower, cotton and palm oil.
The Commission said it took its decision after an investigation found "illegal dumping at below market price of Argentinian and Indonesian bio-diesel on the European market that clearly hurts an EU industry.
According to International Fuel Technology Inc, its PerfoLiFT BD-Series products have received the coveted 'No Harm' certification from the German-based Association for the Quality Management of Bio- diesel (AGQM) as well as provide superior oxidation stability and deposit formation control to bio-diesel of all underlying sources.
To the folks at Earth-100, bio-oil promises to be a profitable venture as used cooking oil is cheaper and easier to procure than the Jatropha plant which is used to create the traditional bio-diesel.