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Biodiesel production from seed crops promotes sustainablility for one of our nation's greatest renewable resources - agriculture," he said.
His company is studying which type of canola grows best in Yakima Valley and is looking into the possibility of building a local production facility to extract oil from the seeds.
Like its better-known corn-based cousin, ethanol, biodiesel is a mix of vegetable oil and fossil fuels used to power cars and trucks.
Yes in due time this will eventually become our source of fuel mostly diesel i believe, but the quality is going to match Europes which supposely burns cleaner than natural gas... this also might prevent wars because countries will be able to produce reuse their own waste product.
Originally posted by siddharthsma
I recently heard that some scientists have found a way to turn plastics and other petrochemical products back into oil. If this is the case, does it mean that in the future Oil may be seen as a renewable source of energy ? What are your thoughts ?