World Bio-Fuel Day observed globally on 10 August

The day is observed every year with an aim to create awareness about non fossil-fuels (Green Fuels).

Created On: Aug 11, 2015 11:45 IST

World Bio-Fuel Day10 August: World Bio-Fuel Day

The World Bio-Fuel Day was observed across the world on 10 August 2015. The day is observed every year with an aim to create awareness about non fossil-fuels (Green Fuels).

Background
On 10 August 1893, Sir Rudalph Diesel (inventor of the diesel engine) for the first time successfully ran mechanical engine with Peanut Oil. His research experiment had predicted that vegetable oil is going to replace the fossil fuels in the next century to fuel different mechanical engines.

Thus to mark this extraordinary achievement, World Bio-fuel Day is observed every year on 10th August.

World Bio-Fuel Day in India

On this occasion, the Union Petroleum Ministry launched marketing of High Speed Diesel (HSD) blended with Bio-diesel in selected retail outlets of Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) in New Delhi and Vishakhapatnam by Hindustan Petroleum (HPCL), in Haldia by Bharat Petroleum (BPCL) and in Vijayawada by Indian Oil (IOC).

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