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August 19, 2016 - Industry News

NYC to Test Renewable Diesel

New York City plans to test the use of renewable diesel in its fleet across at least four departments and in several hundred vehicles in 2017 to help meet Mayor Bill de Blasio's aggressive pledge to cut emissions from city fleet vehicles.

Tags: New York City, Sanitation, Renewable Diesel, Alternative Fuels, Refuse Fleets

August 12, 2016 - Industry News

Wash. County Utility Considers Renewable Diesel

Photo courtesy of Chelan County.

The Chelan County (Wash.) Public Utility District is considering making the switch to renewable biodiesel to fuel its fleet.

Tags: Alternative Fuels, Utility Fleets, Renewable Diesel

August 11, 2016 - Industry News

Sacramento County Adopts Renewable Diesel

Photo courtesy of Sacramento County.

Sacramento County, Calif. has begun using renewable diesel to fuel many of its heavy-duty vehicles, including more than 400 municipal public works trucks and specialty vehicles.

Tags: Alternative Fuels, Renewable Diesel, Sacramento County, GHG Phase 2

August 11, 2016 - Global News

Nissan Unveils Solid-Oxide Fuel Cell Vehicle in Brazil

Photo courtesy of Nissan.

In Brazil, Nissan Motor Co. revealed a solid oxide fuel cell powered prototype vehicle that runs on bio-ethanol electric power.

Tags: Brazil, Nissan, Ethanol

July 6, 2016 - Industry News

Carlsbad, Calif. Moves to Renewable Diesel

Photo courtesy of PRNewsFoto/Propel Fuels

The City of Carlsbad, Calif., is one of a growing number of West Coast fleets fueling its diesel vehicles with renewable diesel.

Tags: Alternative Fuels, Renewable Diesel, GHG Phase 2

June 15, 2016 - Industry News

Nissan Working on Bio-Ethanol Fuel Cell System

Photo courtesy of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd

Nissan Motor Co. is currently researching and developing a Solid Oxide Fuel-Cell (SOFC)-powered system that runs on bio-ethanol electric power. The SOFC fuel cells produce electricity to charge a battery from the reaction of fuels such as ethanol and natural gas with oxygen.

Tags: Nissan, Alternative Fuels, Emissions Reduction, Biofuels, Ethanol, Fuel Cell

May 19, 2016 - Industry News

EPA Proposes Modest Renewable Fuel Increase for 2017

Chart courtesy of EPA.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed slight increases to the amount of ethanol and biofuels that fuel producers must add to gasoline and diesel in 2017.

Tags: Biodiesel, Ethanol, Renewable Fuels Standard

May 2, 2016 - Industry News

Fred Meyer Calls for Up to 500,000 Gallons of RNG

Fred Meyer received its first LNG tractor in December 2014. (PHOTO: Clean Energy)

Fred Meyer Stores announced an agreement with Clean Energy calling for up to 500,000 gallons of Redeem renewable natural gas (RNG) fuel for its fleet of 40 LNG trucks based out of its Clackamas, Ore., distribution center.

Tags: Fred Meyer, Clean Energy, RNG, Grocery Fleets

March 24, 2016 - Industry News

Corvallis, Ore. Switches to Renewable Diesel

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Another West Coast fleet has decided to switch to renewable diesel for its fleet vehicles. The City of Corvallis, Ore., will begin using renewable diesel this summer for one-third of its fleet.

Tags: Renewable Diesel

March 18, 2016 - Press Release

Illinois Soybean Association, Clean Cities Promote Biodiesel

Courtesy of the Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition.

The Illinois Soybean Association’s B20 Club announced its sponsorship of the Chicago Area Clean Cities coalition to promote the benefits of biodiesel.

Tags: Biodiesel, Clean Cities, Biofuels

March 9, 2016 - Industry News

Biodiesel Producer Fined $138M for Fraud

The owner of a Texas biodiesel company has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and to pay a $138 million fine in restitution and forfeiture for biofuels fraud.

Tags: Texas, Crime & Fraud, Biofuels, Renewable Fuels Standard

February 23, 2016 - Global News

Mercedez-Benz OKs Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil Biodiesel for Trucks

Photo courtesy of Daimler.

Mercedes-Benz Trucks has approved an alternative biodiesel fuel known as hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) for its trucks with heavy-duty (OM 470 or OM 471) engines as well as medium-duty (OM 936 or OM 934) variants.

Tags: Biodiesel, Mercedes-Benz, Alternative Fuels, Daimler, Global

February 12, 2016 - Industry News

IHS To Acquire Oil Price Information Service

Business analytics and insight company IHS has signed an agreement to acquire Oil Price Information Service, a pricing reporting agency that serves the oil, natural gas and biofuels industries.

Tags: Petroleum, Oil Analysis, Mergers & Acquisitions, IHS Automotive, Alternative Fuels

February 10, 2016 - Industry News

Clean Energy Fuels Doubles Renewable Natural Gas Sales

Photo: Clean Energy Fuels

Sales of Clean Energy Fuel’s Redeem renewable natural gas more than doubled to 50 million gasoline gallon equivalents in 2015.

Tags: Renewable Fuel, Biomethane, Clean Energy Fuels

February 3, 2016 - Industry News

Long Beach Adopts Renewable Diesel for Fleet

The City of Long Beach, Calif., has begun using renewable diesel for trucks and equipment used for maintenance and transportation in a move that expands the city's use of renewable fuels.

Tags: City of Long Beach, Renewable Diesel, Renewable Fuel Standard

January 25, 2016 - Industry News

Biodiesel Use Reaches High Point

Biodiesel consumption reached a peak level in 2015 with nearly 2.1 billion gallons reducing carbon emissions by at least 18.2 million metric tons, according to the National Biodiesel Board.

Tags: Biodiesel, National Biodiesel Board, Alternative Fuels, Trends

January 20, 2016 - Industry News

Trump Calls for Higher Ethanol Blending

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While campaigning in corn-rich Iowa, Donald Trump urged federal regulators to increase the amount of ethanol blended into the national gasoline supply.

Tags: Ethanol, EPA, Elected Leaders, Renewable Fuel Standard

January 15, 2016 - Industry News

Renewable Diesel Reduces Ore. Utility's Maintenance Costs

EWEB's renewable diesel fueling station. Photo courtesy of Oregon Department of Energy

Since switching from biodiesel to renewable diesel, the Eugene Water & Electric Board (EWEB) in Oregon has reduced its fleet greenhouse gas emissions as well as maintenance on its diesel vehicles.

Tags: Diesel Engines, Maintenance Costs, Renewable Diesel, GHG Phase 2, Alternative Fuels

January 12, 2016 - Industry News

Mack Trucks OKs Renewable Diesel for Engines

Photo courtesy of Mack Trucks.

Mack Trucks has signed off on the use of renewable diesel fuel in all Mack engines after extensive truck and engine testing, the company announced.

Tags: Mack Trucks, Renewable Diesel

January 4, 2016 - Industry News

San Francisco's Renewable Diesel Detailed

Photo via EveK

Neste's NEXBTL renewable diesel is produced from renewable raw materials including vegetable oils and animal waste and offers a chemical composition comparable to fossil fuel, according to the company.

Tags: Renewable Diesel, Biofuels, San Francisco

December 29, 2015 - Industry News

DuPont to Close Tenn. Biofuel Plant

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The facility began as a joint project between DuPont and the University of Tennessee Research Foundation. The state legislature in 2007 had approved a $70.5 million investment that included $40.7 million for land acquisition, facilities construction, and equipment.

Tags: Research, Tennessee, Cellulosic Biofuel, Biorefinery

December 22, 2015 - Global News

New Zealand Begins Producing Biodiesel

Z Energy’s efforts to reduce New Zealand’s reliance on fossil fuels have reached a milestone with the installation of a biodiesel distillation column at New Zealand’s first commercial scale biodiesel plant in Wiri, Auckland.

Tags: Biodiesel, New Zealand, Z Energy

December 18, 2015 - Industry News

UPS to Power 2 Fleets with Landfill Methane

Photo: UPS

UPS will supply its fleet in Memphis, Tenn., and Jackson, Miss., with an estimated 15 million diesel gallon gas equivalents of renewable natural gas (RNG) as part of a multi-year agreement with Memphis Light, Gas and Water and Atmos Energy Marketing.

Tags: UPS, Biomethane, RNG, Renewable Natural Gas, Natural Gas

December 18, 2015 - Industry News

N.C. State's $4.4M Grant to Develop Fleet Management Training

NC Clean Energy Technology Center Transportation Team (l to r): Matt Abele, Anne Tazewell, Heather Brutz, Rick Sapienza, and Mike Terreri

The Clean Fuel Advanced Technology (CFAT) project aims in part to develop a professional Smart Fleet management training program that will provide tools and information to increase fleet efficiency through the use of low carbon fuels, technologies, practices, and policies.

Tags: North Carolina, State Grants, Colleges and Universities, Emissions Reduction, Staff Training, Alternative Fuels, E-85, Low Carbon Fuel Standard

December 14, 2015 - Industry News

San Francisco's Renewable Diesel Halves Diesel Emissions

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The City & County of San Francisco has ended its use of petroleum diesel and completed the switch to renewable diesel for the city fleet. The change will reduce fleet diesel greenhouse gas emissions by 50% and is cost neutral.

Tags: Diesel Emissions, City of San Francisco, Emissions Reduction, Renewable Diesel

 

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