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Biofuels Manufacturing and Testing

Bioethanol and Biodiesel

Escalating oil prices, concerns over a reliable petroleum supply, and the persistent environmental problems associated with the extraction, transport, production/refinement, and combustion of oil and its by-products have driven research into alternate fuel sources. Remarkably, this search for viable and renewable alternative fuel sources is being performed on a global scale. One area of research is in biofuels; the conversion of the energy retained in biomass materials into a liquid form easily adaptable to automotive use. Bioethanol and biodiesel are two examples of biofuels.