Biodiesel and Ethanol

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Renewable Dairy Fuels Adding RNG Plant

Located in Fair Oaks, Ind., the dairy project will be Renewable Dairy Fuels second biogas facility producing renewable natural gas from dairy waste for transportation fuel.

Modern filtration media technologies such as Donaldson’s Synteq XP Media feature thermally bonded fibers for a high level of efficiency and contaminant retention. Image via Donaldson


5 Things Fleets Should Know About Fuel Quality and Filtration

Clean fuel has never been more important for proper fleet equipment operation and diesel fuel filtration has become more complex. Here are five facts that you may not have known about fuel quality and today’s technology.

Reyna Ayala with the East Orange County (Calif.) Water District is one of the Ford Fusion plug-in vehicle’s most frequent users, helping increase utilization of the EV. Photo courtesy of EOCWD


Low-Budget Greening for Fleets and Maintenance Facilities

From becoming a more environmentally friendly shop to increasing utilization and right-sizing vehicles, fleets can take a number of steps for a cleaner fleet and operation.

Chart courtesy of the U.S. Energy Information Administration


U.S. Biodiesel Production Increased in 2017

Biodiesel production in the United States increased through the first nine months of 2017, despite the end of a federal biodiesel blender's tax credit in 2016.

Photo via Oregon State University/Flickr


S.C. City Collects Cooking Oil to Power Fleet

Since launching in 2009, the City of Columbia, S.C.'s cooking oil recycling program has collected an average of 1,000 gallons of used oil per year, which is converted to biodiesel and used to power the city fleet.


Can Fleets Subscribe to a Vehicle?

For fleets, technology is enabling a more efficient way to use vehicles, increase utilization, and more precisely match the type of vehicle to usage.

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S.D. County May Use E-30 Fuel

Brown County, S.D., will develop a plan to use a 30% ethanol blend — E-30 — in its fleet vehicles. The move would help drive the local agriculture economy and reduce costs.

Photo via flickr/United Soybean Board.


Minnesota Increases Biodiesel Mandate to 20 Percent

Diesel fuel in Minnesota will contain a mix of 20% soybeans or other renewable sources by May 2018, the result of a new B20 diesel mandate.

Image: National Biodiesel Board


Biodiesel Blooms From Algae in Chile

Scientists at the Catholic University in Santiago, Chile contend that if biodiesel made from microalgae is used to power trucks and buses, it could cut GHG emissions by as much as 80%, according to a Reuters report.

Photo courtesy of Robert Madrid for FPL


FPL Forms Fleet Fueling Partnership with Train Company

FPL, which has used biodiesel in its trucks for nearly two decades, will supply Brightline with 2 million gallons of biodiesel-blended fuel annually through a two-year contract.

Biodiesel is a fuel made from natural oils such as soybean and other types of vegetable oil that’s designed to work in diesel engines. Biodiesel is often blended with petroleum diesel to create fuels such as B-5 and B-20. Ethanol is used in flex-fuel engine systems and derived primarily from corn. E-85 is a blend of 85 percent denatured fuel ethanol and 15 percent gasoline.


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