publication . Other literature type . Article . 2005

Prospects of biodiesel production from vegetable oils in India

B.K. Barnwal; Mahendra Pal Sharma;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2005
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
The world is confronted with the twin crises of fossil fuel depletion and environmental degradation. The indiscriminate extraction and consumption of fossil fuels have led to a reduction in petroleum reserves. Alternative fuels, energy conservation and management, energy efficiency and environmental protection have become important in recent years. The increasing import bill has necessitated the search for liquid fuels as an alternative to diesel, which is being used in large quantities in transport, agriculture, industrial, commercial and domestic sectors. Biodiesel obtained from vegetable oils has been considered a promising option. In this paper, an attempt h...
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free text keywords: Waste management, Oil reserves, Biodiesel production, Biodiesel, Environmental science, Environmental degradation, Energy conservation, Diesel fuel, Fossil fuel, business.industry, business, Efficient energy use
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