Alternative fuels are a hot topic at present. Other than the mainstream fossil fuels, there is also bio diesel, alcohol, wood gas and electric to consider.
Here's a chart comparing the pros and cons of different biofuels, to help decide which fuel to use.
Biodiesel is probably one of the most popular home-made fuels. It is easy to make and easy to use, as long as you have a diesel engine to put it in.
Wood gas or Producer gas is a very old form of fuel that is easy to produce and use. It consists of partially combusting biomass, and then burning the smoke and gas as a fuel.
Ethanol is basic biofuel that can be made by just about anyone. The issues in making ethanol, however, create problems even for pros!
Butanol is a higher energy alcohol than ethanol (105 kBtu vs 70 kBtu per gallon), making it an attractive alternative to ethanol. But, it also has some disadvantages.
Copyright by VelaCreations 2012. All rights reserved.
Top Desktop version