A fuel used for transportation that offers substantial environmental benefits over petroleum. The term "alternative fuel" does not include alcohol or other blended portions of primarily petroleum-based fuels used as oxygenates or extenders, i.e., MTBE, ETBE, other ethers, and the 10-percent ethanol portion of gasohol.
Alternative fuels include the following:
Related category• FUELS
Home • About • Copyright © The Worlds of David Darling • Encyclopedia of Science • Contact