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alternative fuels
A variety of alternative fuels include:
  • Methanol.
  • Denatured ethanol, and other alcohols.
  • Fuel mixtures containing 85 percent or more by volume of methanol, denatured ethanol, and other alcohols with gasoline or other fuels; such as, natural gas.
  • Liquefied petroleum gas (propane).
  • Hydrogen.
  • Coal-derived liquid fuels.
  • Fuels (other than alcohol) derived from biological materials (biofuels; such as, soy diesel fuel).
  • Electricity (including electricity from solar energy).
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(concern over the environmental impact of burning fossil fuels has resulted in looking for alternative fuels that are less polluting)
Word Entries at Word Info: “alternative fuels
alternative fuel (s) (noun), alternative fuels (pl)
A fuel other than gasoline for powering motor vehicles: Examples of alternative fuels include natural gas, methanol, or electricity.
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