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A Biofuel is a type of fuel whose energy is derived from biological carbon fixation. Biofuels include fuels derived from biomass conversion, as well as solid biomass, liquid fuels and various biogases.

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natural gas

Biotechnology; Biofuel

A mixture of gases that occurs naturally beneath the Earth's surface, often near petroleum. It is used as a fuel.

fossil fuels

Energy; Biofuel

Fossil fuels are originally formed from vegetation and microorganisms that have been transformed into coal, oil and natural gas over the course of millions of years. Today, fossil fuels are the ...


Energy; Biofuel

Natural gas is a fossil fuel consisting mainly of methane. Natural gas is commercially produced from oil fields and natural gas fields. It is used in power generation, transportation etc. and is most ...

green certificates

Energy; Biofuel

Tradable certificates issued for renewable energy. See Renewable energy. Also known as Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) in the USA, are a tradable commodity proving that certain electricity is ...


Biotechnology; Biofuel

Blend of 10% ethanol and 90% gasoline


Biotechnology; Biofuel

An alcohol fuel mixture containing 85 percent ethanol and 15 percent gasoline by volume, and the current alternative fuel of choice of the U.S. government.


Biotechnology; Biofuel

Automobile capable of running on gasoline and high-ethanol blends interchangeably

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