Biofuel

By~ Addison

What is biofuel made from?

Biofuel is turned into biodiesel and ethanol. Biodiesel is made from animal manure and vegetable oil. Ethanol is made from crops.

Is biofuel renewable?

Biofuel is renewable because it is made from crops and animal manure.

Where is biofuel located?

Biofuel can be produced anywhere where the envoriment is right like large fields with the right weather conditions.

How is biofuel used to release energy?

Biofuel is used to produced mechanical energy. Biofuel has to be burned and then it can work as mechanical energy.

Careers for Biofuel

Energy auditors, energy brokers, biomass technical, landfill.

Fuel used in the U.S

7.1% of biofuel is used in the U.S. 13.8 billion gallons of biofuel is transported.

Advantages

Reduces deforestation. Avaibality- biofuel is not hard to get because it is crops and animal waste and that is not hard to get. It will not run out because the animals produce waste practically everyday. Location- easy to access with lots of land.

Disadvantages

Biofuel impacts food supplies, degrade soil, and water resources. Location- not easy for coppell because there is not a lot of land for farming.

Interesting facts

3 billion of the 7 billion people on earth depend on biofuel. Biofuel is the oldest human fuel source.

Citation


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