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You then add alcohol and various chemical catalysts to make biodiesel. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The utility initially agreed to use biodiesel. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She also runs her home on solar power and uses biodiesel in her car. The Sun (2010)It also finds its way into cosmetics and is increasingly used in biodiesel. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It produces biodiesel from waste oils and fats. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We are seeing more and more forests cut down - many for biodiesel fuels. The Sun (2009)It opened its first biodiesel plant in March last year, and has recently completed a second. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Long used for cooking, cosmetics and soap, it has now become a principal source of biodiesel fuel. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The prize's organisers are relaxed about fuel, allowing anything from petrol and biodiesel to ethanol and electricity. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He also launched an initiative in which used cooking oil was converted into biodiesel fuel to power the company's vans in Britain. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The advantage of algae is that, unlike ethanol or conventional biodiesel, it can produce a fuel that works in jet engines. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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