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Title: Biodiesel Basics

This fact sheet provides a brief introduction to biodiesel, including a discussion of biodiesel blends and specifications. It also covers how biodiesel compares to diesel fuel in terms of performance (including in cold weather) and whether there are adverse effects on engines or other systems. Finally, it discusses biodiesel fuel quality and standards, and compares biodiesel emissions to those of diesel fuel.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1220876
Report Number(s):
DOE/GO-102014-4420
6842
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Vehicle Technologies Office (EE-3V) (Clean Cities)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
biodiesel, blends, B5, B2, B100, B20, ASTM D975, ASTM D7467, cold-flow,