According to the latest report by IMARC Group, titled "United States Biodiesel Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026," the United States biodiesel market size reached 1880 Million Gallons in 2020. Biodiesel refers to a renewable, biodegradable fuel that is produced from the transesterification of raw materials, including animal oil, vegetable oil and used cooking oil. Also known as green diesel, it is considered to be a preferred alternative to conventional fuels as it is clean-burning and offers numerous safety benefits. Apart from this, it is affordable, carbon-neutral and non-toxic in nature. Consequently, it is increasingly preferred by the masses for numerous applications across the marine, railway, automotive, agriculture and mining industries.
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United States Biodiesel Market Trends:
The market is majorly driven by an enhanced focus on sustainable development. Along with the rising environmental concerns among the masses, there has been an increasing demand for fuels that are safe in nature with lower carbon emissions. This, coupled with the continual depletion of non-renewable energy sources, is providing a boost to the sales of biodiesel across the United States. The market is further driven by the implementation of numerous favorable policies by the government that has encouraged individuals to opt for eco-friendly fuel alternatives, especially in residential and commercial settings. Besides this, the widespread adoption of biodiesel as an alternative to crude oil across the transportation sector is also acting as a major growth-inducing factor. Some of the other factors contributing to the market growth include the growing utilization of biodiesel in power generation and the advent of third-generation biofuels using algae. On account of the aforementioned factors, the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.60% during 2021-2026.
- On the basis of the feedstock, the market has been divided into vegetable oils, animal fats and others.
- Based on the application, the market has been classified into fuel, power generation and others.
- On the basis of the type, the market has been segmented into B100, B20, B10 and B5.
- Based on the production technology, the market has been categorized into conventional alcohol trans-esterification, pyrolysis and hydro heating.
- On the regional front, the market has been segregated into Northeast, Midwest, South and West.
- The competitive landscape of the market has been studied in the report with the detailed profiles of the key players.
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