01 Aug '11, 12pm

Biodiesel Production Getting More Efficient, Using Less Fossil Fuel

Biodiesel Production Getting More Efficient, Using Less Fossil Fuel

As reported by our friends over at Western Farm Press, the USDA researchers note that biodiesel production has helped to spur the agricultural sector to adopt innovative new practices that require less water and fertilizer while improving yields, which provides benefits across the board. While the issue of food vs. non-food use feedstocks will always be a source of tension in the biofuel industry, the improvements revealed in soybean biodiesel production could also indicate greater efficiencies overall in biofuel production, regardless of the source.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/08/01/biodiesel-production-...

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