Biodiesel vs Petrodiesel - What's the difference?

biodiesel | petrodiesel |


As nouns the difference between biodiesel and petrodiesel

is that biodiesel is while petrodiesel is diesel derived from petroleum (contrasted with biodiesel).

biodiesel

English

Noun

(wikipedia biodiesel)
  • Fuel for diesel engines made of renewable organic raw materials as opposed to fossil hydrocarbons.
  • petrodiesel

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • Diesel derived from petroleum (contrasted with biodiesel).
  • *{{quote-news, year=2008, date=May 18, author=Jim Norman, title=Fuel From Plants, Not Oil Wells, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=Biodiesel these days is selling at about the same prices as petrodiesel , or even a little more in many places. }}