Several studies have been done on energy life cycle analysis of soybean biodiesel. These include:
Biodiesel is a diesel fuel substitute made from a variety of oils, fats, and greases.
Biodiesel, a diesel fuel substitute that can be made from a variety of oils, fats, and greases, is of interest to farmers for a number of reasons: It can provide an additional market for vegetable oils and animal fats; it can allow farmers to grow the fuel they need for farm machinery; and it can decrease U.S. dependence on imported oil since fuel feedstocks …
Research is examining microalgae, 20 to 80 percent oil by dry weight biomass, as a biofuel energy crop. Learn about algae production in ponds and photobioreactors, yields, costs and challenges to this exciting new feedstock for biodiesel production.
|Biofuel research on algae. Photo: Farm Energy Community of Practice
Algae are organisms that …