Biofuels can be defined as a renewable source of energy that is produced from organic matter. They can be produced from biological resources that are readily accessible on a large scale and easily replenishable. They can also be defined as fuel derived from organic matter. They can be obtained directly from plants, or indirectly from agricultural, commercial, domestic, and/or industrial wastes.
Biofuels are designed to replace conventional fossil fuels like:
- Diesel fuel
There are three main types of biofuel:
- Biojet fuel