Biodiesel environmentally beneficial properties
Biodiesel has many environmentally beneficial properties. The main features & benefit of biodiesel is that it can be termed as “Carbon neutral”. Biodiesel reduces serious air pollutants such as particulates & air toxicity.
Due to its less polluting combustion, biodiesel provides a 90% reduction in cancer risks & neonatal defects.
1- Biodiesel is biodegradable & renewable by nature.
2- Biodiesel can be used alone or mixed in any ratio with conventional diesel.
3- The preferred ratio of mixture-ranges between 5 & 20%.
4- Biodiesel enhances the life of diesel engines.
5- Biodiesel could be cheaper than conventional petrodiesel.
6- Biodiesel has good potential for rural employment generation.