Other alternative fuels

Alternative fuels

Biodiesel is produced through the esterification of vegetable oils. Rapeseed oil and sunflower oil are the most common feed stocks in Europe. Biodiesel can be mixed with conventional diesel fuel. Another promising means of producing diesel fuel is through hydrogenation of vegetable oils.


Dimethyletheris (DME) a gas that is handled in liquid form under low pressure. DME is produced through the gasification of biomass.