Biofuel- Biodiesel FAQ’s, PRO’s and CON’S

Frequently Asked Questions

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-Are biodiesel and vegetable oil the same thing?

-Do I need to do any modifications to my diesel vehicle to use biodiesel?

-How do the emissions of biodiesel and petrodiesel differ?


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-Do cold temperatures effect biodiesel?

-What is the cost of biodiesel in comparison to other alternative fuels?

-Does biodiesel have a positive energy balance?


Pro’s And Con’s

Advantages, Disadvantages and the Future of Biofuels

By Jared Skye

No fuel source is completely positive or completely negative. Consumers need to weigh the pros and cons of biofuels to determine whether they feel comfortable with this resource as an alternative to traditional fuels.

-The Disadvantages

-The Advantages


Biodiesel has several key advantages:  

-Biodiesel is environmentally friendly.

-It can help reduce dependency on foreign oil.

-It helps to lubricate the engine itself, decreasing engine wear.

-It can be used in almost any diesel with little or no engine modification.

-It is safer than conventional diesel.…Learn more>>