Fleet managers often focus on controlling the biggest fixed operating costs for the acquisition of trucks and fuel. However, it’s the hidden costs that keep fleet managers from achieving their organization’s goals for efficiency and profitability. Renewable diesel is one option to help cut costs.
Members of the renewable natural gas industry published an open letter to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler urging the agency to raise the U.S. renewable volume obligation for cellulosic biofuel from its current proposed volume.
The global consumption of biodiesel is expected to register a 3.1% compound annual growth rate between the period of 2018 to 2026, bolstered heavily by growth in Europe and China.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a proposed rule that would set the minimum amount of renewable fuels that must be supplied to the market in 2020, as well as the biomass-based diesel volume standards for 2021.
Biodiesel and renewable diesel fuels may not be as clean as other alternative fuel types or powertrains but their widespread adoption reduced emissions more than any other type of fuel in California in 2018.