Biodiesel and Ethanol

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February 19, 2014 - Industry News

Legislation Restoring Federal Biodiesel Incentives Introduced

Photo via Wikimedia.

Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the U.S. to reinstate a tax incentive that expired at the end of 2013 when it comes to the production of domestic biodiesel fuel.

Tags: Diesel, Biodiesel, Legislation, Alternative Fuels, U.S. Senate

February 12, 2014 - Industry News

Submit Your Topic for the 2014 Green Fleet Conference & Expo

Photos from the 2013 Green Fleet Conference & Expo.

Would you like to be a speaker at Green Fleet Conference & Expo? The conference planning committee is working on the 2014 schedule and is looking for your input and ideas. The 2014 event will be in Schaumburg, Ill. on Oct. 29-30 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel.

Tags: Conference, Green Fleet Awards, Green Fleet Conference

January 22, 2014 - Industry News

Clean Cities Releases Vehicle Buyer’s Guide

Clean Cities has released its 2014 Vehicle Buyer's Guide for light-duty vehicles that use alternative fuels or advanced technologies.

January 17, 2014 - Industry News

Tenn. Retailer to Add E-15 Fueling at 100 Locations

Photo via Jason Brackins/Flickr.

Convenience store operators Mapco Express, Inc., will begin offering the E-15 ethanol blend at select locations with a goal of adding 100 locations for flex-fuel vehicles, the company announced today.

Tags: Ethanol, Flex-Fuel Vehicles, Tennessee, Ethanol Fueling Stations

December 23, 2013 - Industry News

Top Green Fleet Articles and News Items in 2013

As 2013 comes to an end, take a look back at the articles and news stories that stood out as the most-read content on the Green Fleet website.

December 2, 2013 - Industry News

Feds Offer Flex-Fuel Compliance Training Online

The U.S. Department of Energy has introduced a fleet eTraining course to help fleet drivers and managers learn about flex-fuel vehicles, fueling, and how to locate alternative-fuel stations.

Tags: E-85, Fueling Station, Flex Fuel Vehicles, U.S. Department of Energy, Regulations

November 18, 2013 - Industry News

EPA Proposes Reducing Ethanol Fuel Mix

Photo courtesy Spencer Thomas/Flickr.

The Environmental Protection Agency proposed reducing the amount of ethanol that's required to be blended with gasoline Friday for the first time since a 2007 law setting aggressive targets for the corn-based fuel.

Tags: Ethanol, EPA, Alternative Fuels

November 15, 2013 - Industry News

Video: Ride & Drive 'Best Part' of Green Fleet Conference

The Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel is the site of the 2014 Green Fleet Conference.

Attendees of the 2013 Green Fleet Conference & Expo poured out of the Phoenix Convention Center on Oct. 1-2 to participate in the Ride & Drive Event.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference, Fleet Events

November 11, 2013 - Industry News

App Helps Lead the Way to Alt Fuels

According to NREL, there are more than 15,000 alt fuel filling stations in the U.S. Photo courtesy National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

A new iPhone app by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) allows users to locate fueling stations offering alternative fuels, including electricity, natural gas, biodiesel, E85, propane, and hydrogen, nation-wide.

Tags: Fueling Station, Mobile Apps, Alternative Fuels

November 5, 2013 - Industry News

Biodiesel Production Tops 1 Billion Gallons

With 140 million gallons produced in September, the biodiesel production total for 2013 reached close to 1.1 billion gallons.

For the third consecutive year, biodiesel production has surpassed the billion gallon milestone, according to statistics recently released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Tags: Biodiesel, National Biodiesel Board, EPA

October 14, 2013 - Industry News

Green Fleet Conference Photo Gallery Recap

Attendees from around the country made their way to Phoenix this past Oct. 1-2 to attend the 2013 Green Fleet Conference & Expo.

The 2013 Green Fleet Conference & Expo welcomed more than 600 fleet managers and industry professionals in Phoenix, Oct. 1-2.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference

October 1, 2013 - Industry News

2013 Sustainability All-Star Award Winners Announced at Green Fleet Conference

Photo by Chris Wolski.

The third annual Sustainability All-Star award recipients were recognized Oct. 2 at the Green Fleet Conference in Phoenix.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference, Sustainability All Stars

October 1, 2013 - Industry News

Toyota Dominates Auto Club’s Green Car List

Photos courtesty Automobile Club of Southern Califormia

Six of the top 10 spots are held by Toyota, Lexus, and Scion vehicles. It is the first time an electric vehicle has earned the top spot.

Tags: Toyota, AAA

September 24, 2013 - Industry News

2013 Green Fleet Conference: What to Know Before You Go

For those planning to attend the 2013 Green Fleet Conference & Expo in Phoenix, Ariz., which begins on Tuesday, Oct. 1, we’ve compiled a guide and a list of key things to remember prior to the event and on arrival.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference

September 4, 2013 - Industry News

Six California-Based Companies Help Develop Biodiesel Infrastructure

Biodiesel facilities throughout California.Photo courtesy Environmental Defense Fund

The Environmental Defense Fund profiled one company to represent each step of the value chain: research and development, feedstock, collection production, blending, and retail and distribution.

Tags: Renewable Fuels Standard, Low Carbon Fuel Standard Compliance

August 26, 2013 - Industry News

Abengoa Opens First Waste-to-Biofuels Plant, Says Great Potential to Develop in U.S.

Abengoa's waste-to-biofuels (W2B) demonstration plant in Babilafuente, Spain.Photo courtesy Abengoa

The plant that uses waste-to-biofuels (W2B) technology has a capacity to treat 25,000 tons of municipal solid waste (MSW) from which it will obtain up to 1.5 million liters of bioethanol for use as fuel.

August 6, 2013 - Industry News

E15 Ethanol Blend to Become Common at the Pump

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected, on June 24, 2013, petitions to reconsider the federal appeals court for the District of Columbia ruling that allows the sale of gasoline blended with 15 percent ethanol (E15).

Tags: Renewable Fuels Standard, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, E15, U.S. Department of Energy

July 31, 2013 - Industry News

Green Fleet Conference Session Tracks Provide Specialized Fleet Content

Find the right sessions for your fleet type at the 2013 Green Fleet Conference & Expo with three main conference tracks: commercial, heavy-duty, and government fleets.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference

July 30, 2013 - Industry News

Alternative-Fuel Program Starts in Nine Colorado Counties

The U.S. Department of Energy granted $225,000 to an alternative-fuel education program designed to analyze the best alt-fuel vehicle for different businesses and local governments in Colorado.

Tags: U.S. Department of Energy, Colorado

July 24, 2013 - Industry News

Green Fleet Conference Attendee & Expo Counts Up Over Last Year

Registration for attendees is up 70 percent over last year and vendors, from OEMs and fleet management companies to alternative-fuel conversion and fueling companies, are up 64 percent.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference

June 19, 2013 - Industry News

Alternative Fuels Help Low Carbon Fuel Standard Compliance

Global consulting firm ICF International compares alternative fuels with LCFS credits in its technical analysis, evaluating California's ability to achieve LCFS compliance.

Tags: Low Carbon Fuel Standard Compliance

June 11, 2013 - Industry News

Volvo Trucks to Commercialize Renewable Fuel for Heavy-Duty Trucks in North America

Goran Nyberg, president of Volvo Trucks North American sales and marketing, announced plans to utilize a new, clean-burning alternative fuel to power its

Volvo Trucks to be the first North American manufacturer to utilize Dimethyl ether (DME), a non-toxic, non-carcinogenic fuel that can be made from a variety of domestic, sustainable feedstocks.

Tags: Volvo Trucks, Oberon Fuels, dimethyl ether, Washington

May 22, 2013 - Industry News

Petroleum Jobbers and Large Fleets to Gain Biodiesel Terminal near Long Beach

A new biodiesel terminal is available near the Port of Long Beach and the Port of Los Angeles for petroleum jobbers and large fleets.

Tags: Biodiesel, Renewable Energy Group, Regulations, Biorefinery

April 10, 2013 - Industry News

Energy Information Administration Releases Annual Alt-Fuel Vehicle Report

Highlights include data from 2011, including a 13-percent increase in overall consumption of alternative transportation fuels, a 52-percent jump in E-85 consumption, and a boost in biodiesel use.

Tags: E-85, Biodiesel, Ethanol, EIA, Alternative Fuels

April 9, 2013 - Industry News

National Parks Initiative Expands Clean Vehicle Use in 5 Parks

Five new National Parks Initiative projects mostly focus on shifting park vehicles to run on alternative fuels, such as propane, biodiesel, and electricity. These projects build on the success of other programs in 2011 and 2012.

Tags: Clean Cities, U.S. Department of Energy, National Parks

 

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