Biodiesel and Ethanol

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July 9, 2008 - Industry News

Town of Greenwich Says Biodiesel ‘Way Too Expensive,’ Shelves Plan for Green Fleet

GREENWICH, CT – High costs have forced the town of Greenwich to abandon plans to run half of its fleet on a soy-based biodiesel fuel.

Tags: Biodiesel

July 7, 2008 - Industry News

Swedish Refiner to Make Biodiesel from Pine Oil

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN --- Swedish refiner Preem unveiled plans to start making biodiesel from pine tree oil, a lumber industry waste product, in response to criticism about the effect of biofuel on food prices, Reuters reported.

Tags: Biodiesel

July 7, 2008 - Industry News

Democratic Convention to Feature Ethanol-Fueled Fleet

DENVER --- The Democratic National Convention, General Motors and the Molson Coors Brewing Co. are collaborating to make sure VIPs at the upcoming convention will ride in GM vehicles fueled with ethanol that comes, in part, from beer, according to an report.

July 2, 2008 - Industry News

Nebraska Putting State Money in Ethanol

LINCOLN, NE – Nebraska plans to buy dozens more flex-fuel vehicles that can run on fuel that is 85 percent ethanol.

Tags: E-85, flex-fuel, Nebraska

July 2, 2008 - Industry News

ASTM Approves New Biodiesel Blend Specifications

VANCOUVER, B.C. – The ASTM International D02 Main Committee approved a trio of long-awaited ASTM specifications for biodiesel blends.

Tags: Biodiesel, B-100, ASTM

July 1, 2008 - Industry News

GM Offers 18 FFVs for MY2009

DETROIT – General Motors will offer 18 flexible fuel vehicles (FFVs) in model-year 2009.

Tags: flex-fuel, 2009-MY, General Motors

July 1, 2008 - Industry News

Con Edison Introduces Greener Fleet

NEW YORK – Con Edison is increasing the use of biodiesel fuel in its truck fleet and expanding its acquisition of green vehicles.

Tags: Biodiesel, Con Edison, Electric Infrastructure, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles

June 24, 2008 - Industry News

ASTM Fuels Subcommittee Votes to Approve Biodiesel Blend Specifications

VANCOUVER, B.C. – In a landmark vote, the fuel experts of ASTM Subcommittee E voted overwhelmingly to recommend the passage of finished specifications for biodiesel blends.

Tags: Biodiesel, ASTM

June 16, 2008 - Industry News

Congressional Bill Seeks to Boost E85 Fuel Use

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Tom Tancredo (R-Calif.) introduced a bill last week that would require all automobiles built in the U.S. to be flexible fuel vehicles (FFVs) that can run on E85.

Tags: E-85

June 16, 2008 - Industry News

Cellulosic-Based Ethanol Technology Making Progress

HOUSTON, TX -- Gulf Ethanol Corp. announced that the fabrication of its prototype machine for preprocessing cellulosic feedstock has been completed by Vortex Ventures.

Tags: Ethanol

June 15, 2008 - Industry News

Cadillac Escalade Adds FlexFuel Capability for 2009

ATLANTA – All models of the 2009 Cadillac Escalade will be able to run on ordinary gasoline, E-85 ethanol, or any combination of the two.

Tags: E-85, Ethanol, Cadillac

June 4, 2008 - Industry News

State of Indiana Use of E-85 Doesn’t Match Push to Produce

INDIANAPOLIS – Despite a drive to become a leading ethanol producer, Indiana’s state government lags neighboring states in purchasing vehicles that can run on E-85.

Tags: E-85, flex-fuel

May 29, 2008 - Industry News

Ethanol Conference Set for June in Nashville

NASHVILLE --- The 2008 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo is scheduled for June 16-19 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville.

Tags: Ethanol

May 19, 2008 - Industry News

DTE Energy Converting 800 Vehicles to Biodiesel

DETROIT --- DTE Energy announced it is converting its fleet of 800 diesel-fueled trucks and service vehicles to cleaner-burning biodiesel fuel.

Tags: Biodiesel, DTE Energy

May 7, 2008 - Industry News

Atlantic County Takes Pride in its Efforts to ‘Go Green’

ATLANTIC COUNTY, NJ – Kean College has identified Atlantic County as the “Greenest County in the State.” And part of that green initiative includes the County’s fleet

April 16, 2008 - Industry News

City of Tucson Switches to B-20

TUCSON, AZ - Tucson Fire trucks and almost all city vehicles running on diesel fuel have gone green.

April 2, 2008 - Industry News

Montgomery County Gets Word Out About Alt-Fueling Station

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MD – Montgomery County’s Division of Fleet Management Services is attempting to get the word out to the public about their alternative fueling station for flexible fueling vehicles located at 16640 Crabbs Branch Way in Rockville.

Tags: E-85, Compressed Natural Gas, Alternative Fuels

April 2, 2008 - Industry News

From the Fryer to the Fuel Tank

SANTA CRUZ, CA – The City of Santa Cruz is thinking of becoming a biofuel producer. Ron Pomerantz, a longtime Santa Cruz resident and member of the city Public Works Commission, would like to see the city scoop up old oil from local restaurants and convert it into biodiesel for the city’s diesel fleet.

Tags: Biodiesel

April 2, 2008 - Industry News

City of Florence Explores Alternative Fuels for Fleet

FLORENCE, AL – City vehicles and equipment that use diesel fuel may soon smell more like home cooking as Florence explores an initiative to take residential cooking oil away from clogging the city’s sewers and recycle it into biodiesel.

Tags: E-85, Biodiesel

April 1, 2008 - Industry News

Enterprise Rent-A-Car 'E-85/Flex-Fuel Branch' in Texas

GRAPEVINE, TEXAS – Enterprise Rent-A-Car designated one of its Dallas/Ft. Worth-area rental locations as its first official "E-85/Flex-Fuel branch" in Texas.

Tags: E-85, flex-fuel, Enterprise, Ethanol

March 31, 2008 - Industry News

Skyrocketing Soybean Oil Prices Slow Biodiesel Industry

DES MOINES, Iowa --- The skyrocketing price of soybean oil is taking a toll on the once-expanding biodiesel industry, making it difficult for refineries to turn a profit, the Associated Press reported.

Tags: Biodiesel

March 30, 2008 - Industry News

Biodiesel Fuel Card Introduced

LOUISVILLE, Ky. --- The National Biodiesel Foundation unveiled this month the first-ever biodiesel fuel card. Officially called BioTrucker Fuel Card, it highlights the availability of biodiesel with a network of truck stops that carry biodiesel.

Tags: Fuel, Biodiesel

March 26, 2008 - Industry News

Madison County Ethanol Plant to Open in April

MADISON COUNTY, IN – On Apr. 17, POET will host a grand opening event for POET Biorefining – Alexandria. The $115 million ethanol production facility in Alexandria, Ind., will be the 23rd POET production facility.

Tags: Ethanol, Poet

March 26, 2008 - Industry News

Fort Payne City Council Considers Biofuel for Fleet

FORT PAYNE, AL – The Fort Payne City Council has began discussions on the potential for turning cooking oil into biodiesel that would fuel the city’s diesel fleet.

Tags: Biodiesel

March 25, 2008 - Industry News

Flex-Fuel Vehicle Leasing Program Offered

DES MOINES, IOWA – In an effort to make E-85 flex-fuel vehicles (FFVs) more accessible to Iowa’s corn growers and to further increase the demand for ethanol, the Iowa Corn Growers Association and Agri-Access have been working together offering a FFV leasing program for the last year and a half now.

Tags: E-85, Flex-Fuel Vehicles



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