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The Cost of Austin’s Quest to Be Carbon Neutral

In order to meet a citywide goal to become carbon neutral by 2020, the City of Austin, Texas, found success in adopting multiple alternative fuels.

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CARB Approves New Renewable Diesel Blend

Renewable Energy Group, Inc. unveiled a new renewable fuel blend that is a combination of biodiesel and renewable diesel and is California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved.

Minnesota's New Biodiesel Mandate Begins in May

Minnesota is implementing a biodiesel standard that requires No. 2 diesel fuel sold for use in combustion engines to contain a minimum of 20% biodiesel.

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.

Going Beyond Electric and Natural Gas

Electric and natural gas vehicles are the most well-known alternatives to diesel, but here’s a look at other alternative fuels that may be in the running for certain truck applications.

Mercedez-Benz OKs Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil Biodiesel for Trucks

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.

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.

Expanding Alt-Fuel Opportunities in Tenn.

The East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition (ETCleanFuels) is finding ways to help clear the air in the home of the Great Smoky Mountains.

CLEADiesel Fuel Cart

The Racor Division of Parker Hannifin’s CLEANDiesel Fuel Cart is designed for pre-filtration and transfer of diesel and biodiesel fuels.

Meaner Power Kleaner Fuel Injector Cleaner

Howes’ Meaner Power Kleaner is a fuel injector cleaner designed to be safe and effective for use with all diesel and biodiesel blends.