4th December 2019

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of biofuels?

Advantages of Biofuels
  • Cost Benefit: As of now, biofuels cost the same in the market as gasoline does.
  • Easy To Source: Gasoline is refined from crude oil, which happens to be a non-renewable resource.
  • Renewable: Most of the fossil fuels will expire and end up in smoke one day.

Keeping this in view, is biofuel cheaper?

They can be flexible, easily mixed with other fuels. They can be cheaper than fossil fuels and will certainly become less expensive as the price of fossil fuel rises. Ethanol and biodiesel are better for car engines than fossil fuels.

How much is a gallon of biofuel?

B20 sells for about 20 cents a gallon more than petroleum diesel according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Pure biodiesel (B100) sells for aboiut 85 cents more per gallon than regular diesel. A relative of biodiesel is plain, edible cooking oil.

Are biofuels less expensive than fossil fuels?

They are renewable; the supply of biofuels is less likely to run out, while the supply of fossil fuels probably will. They can be cheaper than fossil fuels and will certainly become less expensive as the price of fossil fuel rises. Ethanol and biodiesel are better for car engines than fossil fuels.
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