Introduction – World Biofuel Day is celebrated every year on August 10 to highlight the significance of biofuels that are produced from algae, agricultural waste, animal waste, and industrial waste. Biofuels are produced in less time either gaseous or liquid form and they are sustainable, environment friendly, biodegradable, and renewable.
History – World Biofuel Day is observed annually on August 10 to honor German inventor, Sir Rudolf Diesel who discovered the diesel engine and ran his engine by using peanut oil in the year 1893. Sir Rudolf Diesel was the first individual with his remarkable experiment to predict the possibility of vegetable oil would replace fossil fuels. Thus, this international day is celebrated on August 10 annually to highlight their achievement.
Significance – Biofuels are used in reducing the dependence on crude oil and promote a clean green environment that is good for your health. The use of biofuels also generates employment for rural areas with additional income. It will lower carbon emissions which meet the requirements of energy in the 21st century. Biofuels are also used to fulfill the enhance the demands of transportation in big cities. This global day celebrates the activities of the government to develop and strengthen the biofuel sector in our country. The main purpose of this international day is to promote the use of biofuel by governments that help in lowering the dependence on crude oil and encourage a green environment across the world.