Bioenergy

What is Biodiesel’s Energy Balance?

[RenewableEnergyAccess.com] Independent third-party, peer-reviewed studies show biodiesel has the highest energy balance of ANY fuel. A prominent USDA/DOE study shows for every unit of fossil fuel used to make biodiesel, 3.2 units of energy are gained in energy output. That’s a 320% increase and includes soybean planting, harvesting, fuel production and transportation. For the full report, see the following link to download the report (.PDF).