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Biofuel is any fuel that is derived from organic matter. It is a renewable source of energy unlike any other resources such as petroleum, coal and nuclear fuels. One advantage of Biofuel in comparison to most other fuel types is its biodegradability, and thus rendering it relatively harmless to the environment if spilled. It is made from biomass and primarily used for motive, thermal and power generation, with quality specifications in accordance with the Philippine National Standards (PNS)
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Why Biofuels

Economic
Biofuesl are produced from agricultural crops grown in the country; thus, creating new jobs in rural communities
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Renewable
Annual plants, from which biofuels are sourced, act like seasonal batteries that provide a constant supply of energy with each new growing season.
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Powerful
Biofuel is "premium" diesel fuel that cleans and improves engine lubricity.
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Healthy
Using biodiesel in place of petroleum diesel decreases carbon dioxide emissions (greenhouse gases) by nearly 80%.
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Biofuels Law
  Republic Act 9367 or The Biofuels Act of 2006
Rules and Regulations implementing RA 9367
In the News
  Spanish biofuel firm planning $200-m investment in RP
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2007  |  FOREIGN INVESTMENT

2nd National Biofuels Board Meeting

Biofuel bill will free us from OPEC -- Zubiri
By Neal Cruz
INQUIRER | NOVEMBER 22 2007
UPLB: Start small when planting jatropha
PCIJ | OCTOBER 1 2007
Jatropha: What the public should know
INQUIRER | SEPTEMBER 8 2007
Power Plants: University spearheads biofuel R&D
UPNEWSLETTER | APRIL 2007
Biofuel: Spark of light for Mindanao INQUIRER | MAY 31 2007
Going Alternative: A look at alternative fuels
UP FORUM | NOV-DEC 2006

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