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World Biofuel Day 2022: History, Significance and Theme

World Biofuel Day is observed on 10 August every year across the world to raise awareness about the use of non-fossil fuels as an alternative to conventional fossil fuels. this day also highlight the various efforts made by Govt in the biofuel sector.

  • The Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas has been celebrating this day since 2015.

World Biofuel Day 2022: History

  • World Biofuel Day is celebrated to honour Sir Rudolf Diesel. Sir Rudolf Diesel was the one who invented the diesel engine.
  • he was the first one to predict the use of vegetable oils as an alternative to fossil fuels with an experiment.
  • He was the first one who runs a mechanical engine with peanut oil.

World Biofuel Day 2022: theme

  • The theme of World Biofuel Day for the year 2022 hasn’t been announced yet. 
  • The theme of World Biofuel Day for the year 2021 was “the promotion of biofuels for a better environment”.

World Biofuel Day 2022: Quotes

  1. “Biofuels are the future of energy in this nation and around the world.” – Rod Blagojevich
  2. “The growing use of biofuel will be an inestimable contribution to the generation of income, social inclusion and reduction of poverty in many poor countries of the world.” – Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
  3. “Ethanol and biodiesel allow people to burn a cleaner form of energy.” – Mark Kennedy
  4. “The use of plant oil as fuel may seem insignificant today. But such products can in time become just as important as kerosene and these coal-tar-products of today.” – Rudolf Diesel
  5. “Biofuels are the future of energy in this nation and around the world.” – Rod Blagojevich
  6. “As both a former governor and a Naval officer I can tell you energy security remains among biofuels most important benefits.” – Matt Blun

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