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Huntingdonshire Partners with Cambridgeshire Police, Fire Departments for Renewable Diesel Trial in England

(Huntingdonshire District Council/Biobased Diesel Daily) The Huntingdonshire District Council in England announced April 25 that it has teamed up with the Cambridgeshire police and fire departments to conduct a trial using hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO), also known as renewable diesel. HVO, sourced

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City Receives Grant for Renewable Fuel Program

(City of Lincoln, NE) City officials today (April 24, 2024) announced Lincoln has been awarded a $53,750 grant from the Nebraska Soybean Board to begin incorporating B20 biodiesel in its municipal fleet. The grant marks a significant milestone in the City's ongoing

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For SAF’s Take-off, Look to India’s Policies

by Eric McAfee (Aemetis/Biofuels Digest) ... We win wars by issuing Cost Plus contracts to defense contractors so they can build new production capacity to produce the weapons of war. SAF is just such a weapon, but our leaders have not been

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Funding Notice: U.S. Department of Energy Announces $17.5 Million to Support Cost-Effective Waste-to-Energy Solutions for Local Communities DEADLINE June 19, 2024

(U.S. Department of Energy) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) and Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) announced up to $17.5 million in federal funding to develop cost-effective strategies for communities to sustainably manage and recover potential clean energy sources from their waste

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Tokyo Metropolitan to Assess Waste-to-SAF Potential

 by Fayaz Hussain (SAF Investor) The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) said that it is conducting a feasibility study to ascertain the potential of turning municipal waste into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). “In principal, the target is general waste in Tokyo; however, if

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Bold Goals Action Group Releases 40 Bold Actions to Accelerate the Bioeconomy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Washington, the Bold Goals Action Group released the final text of the 40 Bold Actions to Accelerate at ABLC 2024. The release capped a year-long, multi-national effort by bioeconomy stakeholders to define specific actions that

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Sacramento Proposes Banning Gas Stations

(NACS) In the city’s 2040 General Plan, it proposes banning new stations and adding to existing ones. -- According to the 2040 Sacramento General Plan, the city has proposed banning new gasoline stations and adding to existing stations unless the sites provided electric vehicle

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Viva Energy Supports Cleanaway with Renewable Diesel Supply

(Viva Energy) Viva Energy launched 100 percent Renewable Diesel with Cleanaway, which is running a six-month demonstration of the cutting-edge technology that can play a role in reducing emissions in the Australian transport sector. The demonstration will involve Cleanaway operating two waste

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Nevada Provides Edgewood Renewables $11.7 Million in Tax Abatements

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily) ... The Nevada governor’s office and Edgewood Renewables’ website states that Edgewood is in the process of constructing a biorefinery on the site that will produce more than 120 mgy of renewable diesel and sustainable

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Mobilize Frederick Hosts Annual Summit; Turnout Doubles

by Clara Niel  (Frederick News Post)  Tables with posters were set up all around Hood College's Whitaker Campus Center on Saturday for Mobilize Frederick's Second Annual Climate Summit. ...  Mobilize Frederick, a climate nonprofit born in 2021 from a joint Frederick city and

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US Oil Refiners Ask EPA to Limit Participation in Renewable Fuel Credit Market

by Stephanie Kelly (Reuters)  U.S. oil refiners have asked President Joe Biden's administration to reform the renewable fuel credit program by restricting who can participate, claiming the current trading environment allows market manipulation and raises fuel costs. Coffeyville Resources Refining and Marketing

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Carbon Reduction in Harsh Weather

(Optimus Technologies) This week, the country has seen extreme low temperatures combined with heavy snowfall and Optimus customers are on the front lines removing snow and keeping their communities safe. From temperature in the low 20’s down to -17 degrees, reliability

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Portland Approves New Pipelines for Zenith Energy’s Renewable Fuels

by Gosia Wozniacka (The Oregonian/OregonLive)  The city of Portland has approved a request by Zenith Energy to build three new pipelines at the Northwest Portland fossil fuel terminals on the Willamette River. The Texas-based company says it will use the 12-inch pipelines strictly to transport

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Metro Vancouver Diesel Buses Transitioning to Cleaner, Renewable Fuel

(TransLink) Renewable diesel to reduce emissions from each bus by 80 per cent -- TransLink is introducing renewable diesel into its bus fleet as a cleaner fuel option, in order to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Renewable diesel comes from organic waste,

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Lagos Explores the Possibility of Biofuel Use in Public Transport Operation

 by Caleb Obiowo (Nairametrics)  As part of efforts to reduce carbon emissions associated with public transportation, the Lagos State Government has revealed that it is exploring the use of biofuel in public transport operations in the state.   The Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport

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Repsol Collects Used Cooking Oil at Its Service Stations in Galicia to Produce Renewable Fuel

(Repsol) • The company has set up collection points for used cooking oil at 176 service stations in the Autonomous Region of Galicia in northwestern Spain to make it easier for its customers to manage this domestic waste sustainably. Repsol collaborates with

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Mayor Adams Unveils Plan to Make NYC First East Coast City to Transition City’s Heavy-duty Fleet Vehicles to Renewable Fuel

(City of New York)  By Mid-2024, All 12,600+ Heavy-Duty Vehicles in City’s Fleet Will Transition to Cleaner, Renewable Diesel Transition Will Replace Up to 16 Million Gallons of Fossil Fuel Every Year -- New York City Mayor Eric Adams and New York

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Biden-Harris Administration Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Tool, Moves Climate Change Performance Measure Forward

(U.S. Department of Transportation) Whole-of-Government Approach to Tackling Climate Change Provides States and Metropolitan Planning Organizations a Clear Framework, Flexibility, and Funding  --  The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced a finalized performance measure that will provide State Departments of

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Lhyfe and Thevenin & Ducrot (AVIA) to Build a Green and Renewable Hydrogen Production Site and a Multi-Energy Filling Station in Bussy-Saint-Georges (Greater Paris)

(Lhyfe)  • This site will be the biggest green and renewable hydrogen production site in eastern Ile de France (production capacity of two tonnes per day and installed capacity of 5MW) and the first in the region to offer hydrogen delivery

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Meet HDT’s 2023 Top Green Fleets

by Deborah Lockridge (HDT TruckingInfo) ... Another trend we’re seeing among the Top Green Fleets is adoption of alternative fuels, especially renewable diesel and renewable natural gas. ... 4 Gen Logistics — Rialto, California ... The company has committed to becoming an all zero-emission

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B100 Working Year-Round In Madison

(Midwest Farm Report-Madison) Over the past few years, the city of Madison has been partnering with Wisconsin soybean farmers and other agriculture groups to move its truck fleet toward 100 percent biodiesel. Biodiesel is a fuel made from soybeans, and

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Oregon SB 803 Assessment

(Stillwater Associates) In late January of 2023, Senate Bill 803 was introduced into the Oregon state Senate.(1) If the bill were to pass, it would require all diesel sold in the Portland metropolitan area (Clackamas, Washington, and Multnomah counties) to meet a

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Ethanol Blog: Arizona to Allow E15 Sales in Phoenix Area, Final Rule Takes Effect March 5

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer)  Starting on March 5 the state of Arizona will allow E15 sales in the Phoenix area as part of a final rule issued by the state. The Arizona Department of Agriculture Weights and Measures Services Division

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A Breakthrough in Using Low-Carbon Biodiesel in School Buses

(The Alliance for Sustainable Schools /PR Newswire) The Alliance for Sustainable Schools (TASS) is pleased to announce that The Harbour School (THS), and their school bus company, Jolly Bus Company (JBC), have begun trialling biodiesel in two school buses. THS is

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Clean Energy to Provide 86 Million Gallons of RNG to One of Nation’s Largest Transit Systems, San Diego MTS

(Clean Energy Fuels/Business Wire)  Production of RNG begins at Del Rio Dairy, Clean Energy’s First Investment in the Negative Carbon Intensive Fuel -- Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ: CLNE), the largest provider of the cleanest fuel for the transportation market,

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School-Bus fleet in Beaverton, Oregon, Switches to Renewable Diesel Fuel

(Beaverton School District/Biobased Diesel Daily) As of mid-January, the Beaverton School District in Oregon has stopped using petroleum-based diesel fuel in its school buses in favor of renewable diesel. Renewable diesel is a fossil-free alternative derived from agricultural waste products like vegetable

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Public Operator in Spain Runs Scania Buses on Public Waste

(Scania) Public bus operator, Moventis TCC Pamplona, Spain, has acquired thirteen brand new gas buses from Scania – to run on biomethane only. As part of the Moventia group, the company carries out urban transport in Pamplona and 17 municipal districts

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Neste to Acquire Used Cooking Oil Collection and Aggregation Business from Crimson Renewable Energy in the United States to Strengthen Neste’s Renewable Raw Materials Sourcing Platform

(Neste) Neste, the world's leading producer of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel produced from waste and residue raw materials, has agreed to acquire the used cooking oil (UCO) collection and aggregation business and related assets in the United States from

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The Daily Digest’s Biofuels Mandates around the World 2023

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In Florida, the Daily Digest today released its annual review of biofuels mandates and targets around the world, looking at the state of biofuels mandates in 65 countries. Get the latest up to the minute

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First West of England Announces New Service Route with Biomethane Buses in Bristol

(First West of England/West of England Combined Authority/AltFuels) The new m4 metrobus service route between Cribbs Causeway and Bristol will run from 22nd January 2023. First West of England – who is operating the new service – announced details of the m4

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Estonia: Buses in Tallinn Are Fueled by Bio-CNG to Achieve a More Sustainable Transport

(Bright/AltFuels) City buses in Estonia’s capital city are running on bio-CNG fueled by Bright’s biogas upgrading technology and commissioned by energy company Bioforce OU. The biomethane production facility in Aravete has been operational since March this year, while a new production

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Port Authority, Industry Partners, Test Low and Zero-Emission Fuels and Technologies at the Port of Vancouver

(Port of Vancouver)  At Canada’s largest port, a variety of low– and zero-emission fuels and technologies are being tested in support of the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s goal to create a zero-emission port by 2050. --  The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, together with partners from across the port community, are

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Portland Is First in Nation to Phase out Petroleum Diesel, Replace with Biofuels

by Gosia Wozniacka (The Oregonian/OregonLive) Portland will phase out the sale of petroleum diesel by 2030, in its first major step to reduce carbon emissions by 50% under the city’s recently adopted climate emergency plan. The unanimous decision by the Portland City Council

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City of Moline, Illinois Named 2022 Clean Fuels Champion by Illinois Alliance for Clean Transportation (IACT)

(Illinois Alliance for Clean Transportation) The city, fleet and facilities manager Sarah Mark recognized for operating low-emission vehicles. -- The City of Moline, Illinois has been named a Clean Fuels Champion by the Illinois Alliance for Clean Transportation (IACT), a statewide

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County Approves Bonds for Montana Renewables Conversion Project

by Jenn Rowell (The Electric) ... Montana Renewables will use the proceeds of the bonds to “finance all, or a portion of, the costs of acquiring, constructing, installing, converting, modifying and repurposing infrastructure and improvements…to create a renewable fuels refinery capable

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How Madison, WI Is Using Alternative Fuels to Achieve Lower Carbon Targets

by Jon Scharingson (Renewable Energy Group/League of Cities) ... Among a number of strategies to reduce emissions, improve resilience, and support green job creation, the plan also requires that all municipal vehicles run on 100% renewable resources and be carbon neutral

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Gov. Kelly Speaks about Ethanol, Employment and Agriculture in Hutchinson Friday

by John Green (The Hutchinson News)  Governor Laura Kelly joined a handful of local leaders in Hutchinson Friday for a roundtable discussion focused on economic and agricultural growth in central Kansas. ... Kelly said water is an issue she has

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MEA Now Accepting Applications for Maryland Smart Energy Communities Grant Program: Program Open to Towns, Cities, Municipalities or Counties DEADLINE November 15, 2022

(Maryland Energy Administration) The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) today announced that applications will be accepted for the Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) Maryland Smart Energy Communities Program (MSEC) beginning September 26, 2022, the start of Clean Energy Week. Now in its 11th year,

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Dane County to Expand Wisconsin RNG project

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine) Dane County, Wisconsin, has announced plans to increase the production capacity of its renewable natural gas (RNG) facility. The county also said it plans to capture carbon emissions from the gas plant itself. The RNG projects

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NEXT Renewable Fuels and Its Big, Big, Big, Long, Long, Long Project in Oregon

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) We’ve long admired NEXT Renewable Fuels, developing one of the largest renewable diesel and plants in the nation, at Port Westward, near Clastskanie, on the Columbia River west of Portland. The Energizer Bunny could take lessons

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Zenith Energy Will Replace 100% of Its Crude Oil Storage with Renewable Fuels in Five Years

(Biofuels Central) Zenith Energy, a leading global operator of independent liquid storage terminals, announced it has agreed to immediately transition its Portland facility out of crude oil storage to renewable fuels in just five years. Renewable fuels can reduce carbon emissions

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City of Omaha in Nebraska, US Agrees $20m Contract for Biogas Project

(Bioenergy Insight) The City of Omaha in Nebraska, US is moving forward with a plan to turn human waste into green energy, and expects to make millions of dollars in the process, according to Omaha World Herald. With a $20 million investment

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1.3-Million-Mile Evaluation Proves 100% Biodiesel is Effective at Decarbonizing Heavy-Duty Trucking

(Optimus Technologies)  ADM conducts a 16-month field trial equipping Class 8 Mack trucks with Optimus Technologies Vector System  --   The Vector System is an advanced fuel system technology that enables heavy-duty diesel engines to reduce carbon emissions by using 100%

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City of Fort Wayne - Better For Fleets. Cleaner For Communities.

(American Lung Association)  Video interview with Larry Campbell, Fleet Director for City of Fort Wayne, Indiana, on their 19 years of using B20.  WATCH VIDEO

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Retail Sale of Bio-diesel Likely to Be Permitted in UP

by Brajendra K Parashar (Lucknow News/Hindustan Times) Currently, the retail sale of biodiesel directly to consumers is not permitted in UP though no additional permission or licence is required to be obtained for production and storage of such fuel in the

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Nearly $15 Million ‘Low or No-Emissions’ Award Will Allow Montgomery to Create the First Hydrogen Electric Bus Project on the East Coast

(Montgomery County Update) The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) has won a competitive grant award of nearly $15 million from the United States Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the purchase of 13 new hydrogen fuel cell

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City Of Madison Customer Story

(Optimus Technologies)  City of Madison's Fleet Superintendent, Mahanth Joishy, and the City's Sustainability & Resilience Manager, Jessica Price, talk about the Optimus Technologies Vector System pilot on 12 of Madison's fleet vehicles. The City of Madison, WI, is approaching 8M pounds

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California Lawmakers Are Ready to Decarbonize the Shipping Industry. The Technology Isn’t There Yet.

by Joseph Winters (Grist) ...  Many companies have plans to launch or have already launched ships powered by biofuels — fuels produced from plant crops, algae, or animal fats — but experts expect them to play a limited role in the future of decarbonized shipping due to

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Herm Becomes the First Channel Island to Rely Completely on More Sustainable Biofuel

(ITV News) ... Biofuel is a cheaper and much greener alternative to traditional fuel. It's hoped that introducing it more widely across the island could help ease rising fuel prices and the carbon footprint of islanders. Herm's ferry has been running on renewable

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Detroit to Fuel 28 New Buses with B20 Biodiesel

(City of Detroit/Biobased Diesel Daily) The Detroit Department of Transportation continues to expand and improve its fleet of buses with the recent addition of 28 new cleaner diesel-engine coaches, giving the transit system its youngest and most environmentally friendly fleet in

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Brussels Breaks up with the Car

by Aitor Hernandez-Morales (Politico Pro)  ... On August 16, a new mobility plan goes into effect in the city's so-called Pentagon with the goal of slashing transport emissions, reducing traffic and improving residents' quality of life. ... The plan — which fits into the Brussels region's

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City of Sioux Falls Commits to Sustainability, Using Biodiesel for Fleet Vehicles

(Dakota News Now)  The City of Sioux Falls announced it has been using a biodiesel blend in its fleet vehicles as part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability. B20 is an 80/20 blend of diesel and biodiesel. Biodiesel is a cleaner, renewable

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Moving Transit Systems Forward: Muncie Indiana Transit System (MITS)

(Muncie Indiana Transit System) Riding MITS not only helps keep Muncie healthier but cleaner. MITS is dedicated to providing reliable and sustainable transportation options for the residents, students, and visitors to Muncie, Indiana. MITS proudly fuels its 33 full-size diesel

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BioCNG, Key Solution to Decarbonize Canadian Public Transport

(Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC)/NGV Journal) The Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) announced the publication of a research report that studies an alternative solution to carbon intensive, diesel-powered vehicles. This report explores a cleaner and

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Spain: Pamplona Says Goodbye to Diesel, Adds First Renewable Gas Buses

(Commonwealth of the Pamplona Region (MCP)/NGV Journal) The Commonwealth of the Pamplona Region (MCP) presented 13 buses powered by CNG with Renewable Guarantee of Origin (GdO) that will form part of the fleet of the Regional Urban Transport (TUC). The new

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Jefferson City Fleet to Fuel up with Missouri-Made Biodiesel

(Missouri Soybean Merchandizing Council/Biobased Diesel Daily)  Missouri Soybeans is powering the state capital of Jefferson City with biodiesel. With more than 140,000 combined gallons used on-road in city fleets, Jefferson City Public Works plans to utilize Missouri-made, soybean-powered biodiesel to shift

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City of Warrenville, Illinois, Joins B20 Club as Newest Member

(Illinois Soybean Association/Biobased Diesel Daily) The B20 Club recently welcomed the city of Warrenville as its newest member. Located in DuPage County, Illinois, Warrenville works to preserve and promote a clean, healthy, sustainable environment with natural, open spaces. “The city explores

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Mexico: New Plant in Tampico Will Process Waste into Biogas for Vehicles

(NGV Journal) Through a private investment of 15 million dollars, a modern organic waste processing plant will be installed in Tampico, State of Tamaulipas, whose purpose will be to contribute to the recycling and conversion of garbage through state-of-the-art technological processes.

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The Pros and Cons of Using E85 over Regular Gas, and How to Check if Your Car Can Use It

by Ali Hoxie (Fox 17/WXYZ) The pain at the pump is continuing for drivers as gas prices climb and climb to new records daily. Some drivers do have a different option, and that's using E85 – flex-fuel. E85 is an ethanol-gasoline fuel

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Iowa DOT Achieves Near-Zero Emissions with 100% Biodiesel Trucks

(Iowa Department of Transportation/Work Truck)  The Iowa DOT committed to a lower carbon footprint through the use of B-100 in its snowplow truck fleet. -- This past winter, the Des Moines, Iowa, area got pummeled with over two feet of snow. While most

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US: Dane County Marks Earth Week with 100th Vehicle Running on BioCNG

(Dane County/NGV Journal) Dane County has acquired its 100th vehicle that runs on renewable natural gas. The announcement comes as the county celebrates Earth Week and recognizes the investments it has made over the last decade to transition to alternative fuels. By

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Waste Connections of Canada Plans Biogas Plant, Will Help Power Fleet

(Enbridge Gas/NGV Journal) Waste Connections, one of Canada’s largest providers of solid waste collection, will build a $50-million renewable natural gas facility at its Ridge Landfill in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent, Ontario. The biomethane will then flow through new and existing

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The Energy Crisis Arouses Interest in Opening the Toreno Biodiesel Plant

(Cadenser (Google Translation))The energy crisis arouses interest in opening the frustrated Toreno biodiesel plant. It has been the mayor, Laureano González, who has confirmed on Radio Bierzo the plans of the company, belonging to an American investor who did not manage

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Toledo Trials Green Hydrogen Bus, It also Plans Station for Municipal Fleet

(Toledo City Council/NGV Journal) The mayor of Toledo Milagros Tolón visited Inael Electrical Systems’ facilities where a demonstration of a renewable hydrogen bus took place, confirming the interest of the municipal government in turning Toledo into a pioneering city in the

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Spain: Benidorm Municipal Vehicles Run on Biomethane

(Benidorm City Council/NGV Journal) The service station installed at the Benidorm Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) already supplies renewable natural gas to half a dozen water service and municipal vehicles. The biomethane production unit and the corresponding CNG station is one of

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Optimus Technologies and Renewable Energy Group Implement B100 Technology to Help City of Madison Reach Sustainability Goals

(Optimus Technologies) Use of 100% Biodiesel Will Help Fleet Reach Net Zero Target  -- The City of Madison, Wisconsin will soon be seeing emissions reductions after converting 17 of their fleet vehicles to operate on 100% biodiesel, thanks to their partnership

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US: Grand Rapids City Signs Contract to Fuel Vehicle Fleet with Biomethane

(Grand Rapids City/NGV Journal) The Grand Rapids City Commission approved an agreement between the City and the Interurban Transit Partnership (The Rapid) for the purchase of CNG. Under the agreement, the City will refuel its CNG vehicle fleet at The Rapid’s

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New List: These Commercial Vehicles Are Allowed to Fill up with Biodiesel

(LifePR) A new list shows the trucks, buses, engines, and other commercial vehicles that have been approved by the manufacturers to run on higher blends of biodiesel. They can be fuelled with a proportion of 10 percent (B10), 20 percent

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Nationally Recognized Fleet Leaders Named ‘Biodiesel Ambassadors’

(National Biodiesel Board/Biobased Diesel Daily)  ... Six decades later, a lot has changed for John Benish Jr., the second-generation executive of the family-owned and operated school bus company based in Oak Brook, Illinois. For one thing, today’s kids have clean-emission

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Biodiesel Blends Battle Snow and Ice in the Windy City

(National Biodiesel Board) With much of the country facing the onslaught of winter weather and the challenges it can bring, many fleets will power their diesel vehicles with biodiesel blends throughout the winter months, including the Chicago Park District. With much of

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Valencia Installs 300 New Domestic Oil Recycling Containers on Public Roads

(Valencia Plaza (Google Translation)) The Valencia City Council has begun to install the 300 new domestic oil recycling containers, which are expected to be located in different streets and squares of the city of Valencia until the beginning of next year,

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5 Tips to Prove You Fleet's Sustainability during Bid Season

(Renewable Energy Group)  As we enter Q4 and another calendar year draws near, many fleets are about to enter what’s known as the "bid season." With private and public sector organizations putting a growing importance on making environmentally responsible decisions,

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Euronav Successfully Concludes Four Month Trial of B50 Biofuel Blend on Suezmax

(Euronav)  After a successful completion of a B30 biofuel blend test on the Suezmax Statia (2006 – 150,205 dwt), Euronav has now successfully concluded a B50 biofuel blend trial on its Suezmax Marlin Sardinia (2019 – 156,607 dwt). The biofuel,

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United States: Dane County Invests $10M in Clean Fuel Infrastructure

(Dane County/NGV Journal)  ... The renewable fuel injected into the pipeline at the Dane County Landfill comes from rotting trash and renewable natural gas brought in from manure digesters. It powers trucks and vehicles across the region, reducing diesel and

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Climate Week Press Release:  Advanced Biofuels USA Encourages Participation in Community Climate Change Mitigation Efforts—One Community at a Time

For Immediate Release -- September 23, 2021—Frederick, MD -- --  Building on her recent experience volunteering on Frederick, Maryland’s City and County Climate Emergency Mobilization Work Group’s subgroup on Energy, Buildings and Transportation, Advanced Biofuels USA’s executive director, Joanne Ivancic, wants to

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Colorado Cities Fuel Fleets with RNG from WRRFs

(BioCycle Magazine)  The City of Longmont has five bays and 16 fueling positions for its current fleet of RNG-fueled collection vehicles.  -- In 2018, the City of Longmont, Colorado began construction of a renewable natural gas (RNG) project at its Water

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12 DC Water Trucks Receive DERA Grant to Run on 100% Biodiesel, June 2021

(Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition) Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition was awarded a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grant through the 2021 Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) program. In partnership with the DC Department of Public Works and DC Water,

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Opinion: The Sustainable-Energy Future Has Room for Biofuels as Well as Electric Vehicles

by Matt Russell and Robert Leonard (Fern's Ag Insider) ... The GOP has framed the shift Biden seeks as a zero-sum game, pitting ethanol and the petroleum industry against electric vehicles. If Biden and Democrats are for electric vehicles, their argument

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Fremont Switching Dozens of Vehicles to Renewable Diesel

by Joseph Geha (The Mercury News)  Switch will reduce fleet vehicle carbon emissions by 13%  -- In an effort to reduce its own carbon footprint, Fremont soon will be switching dozens of its heavy duty vehicles and equipment to renewable diesel,

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Repsol, Bilbobus, and Alsa Launch First Pilot Project Using HVO Net Zero Emissions Fuel

(Repsol) • A total of 12 buses from the Bilbobus fleet will use net zero emissions fuel over the next four months, thus making them comparable to electric vehicles. Bilbobus' participation in this project is part of its commitment to

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Oakland’s Used Cooking Oil Is Being Turned into Renewable Fuel for Buses and Trucks

by Talib Visram (Fast Company)  ...  In Oakland, California, the circularity of the model is most clear. Since 2019, it’s been in a partnership with the city, where it’s helping Oakland’s plans to reduce carbon emissions by nearly 56% by 2030, compared to

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Bulk of Greenhouse Gas Reductions from Transport Sector in California Delivered by Renewable Diesel, Biodiesel

(Diesel Technology Forum)  New data from California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) Program confirms the substantial role of internal combustion engine technologies in CO2 reductions, outpacing EV technologies 3:1 -- Newly-released data from the California Air Resources Board, shows that low

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Representatives Introduce Legislation Aimed at Reducing GHG Emissions

by Matthew Mercure (NGT News) U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Texas, and Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., have introduced the Green Transportation Act.  The legislation directs cities and states to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the transportation sector. The sector represents the single largest source

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Iowa Fleets Make ‘100 Best’ List with Biodiesel

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com) This year’s National Fleet Management Association 100 Best Fleets in the Americas list includes two fleets in Iowa that rely on biodiesel – Ames Fleet Services Department and Iowa State University. Ames has achieved greenhouse gas emissions reductions by deploying

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Shanghai Steps up Use of Biodiesel Converted from Recycled Gutter Oil

(Peoples Daily Online)  By converting leftover cooking oil into fuel for vehicles, east China’s Shanghai has made big strides in developing the circular economy. The recycled waste fuel, called B5 biodiesel, is a biofuel blend consisting of 5 percent biodiesel, which is

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California City Bans Construction of New Gas Stations in Climate-Fight First

(CBS News)  A Northern California city is believed to be the first in the country to ban all new gas stations in an effort to curb carbon emissions. The Petaluma City Council voted unanimously Monday to prohibit the creation, expansion, reconstruction and

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Biodiesel, Not Electric, Buses May Join Metro Transit Fleet

by Janet Moore (Star Tribune)  ... A proposal to spend $122 million for 143 new biodiesel buses will be considered by the Metropolitan Council next week. The deal represents about 15% of Metro Transit's fleet of 900 buses. This has exasperated many

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What’s the Future for SAF: Web Conference Recording and Highlights

by Tammy Klein (Transport Energy Strategies) ... Additional efficiency improvements in planes and engines are not likely to be enough and will require lower carbon fuels also known as sustainable aviation fuels (SAF), as alternative energy vectors, such as hydrogen, will

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK --- Jacques Leslie

"Los Angeles is a natural focus for treaty organizers because of its unusually high concentration of oil infrastructure in an urban setting: The city is home to more than 800 active wells in 26 oil and gas fields." --Jacques Leslie

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Op-Ed: Treat Fossil Fuels Like Nukes. Endorse a New Nonproliferation Treaty

by Jacques Leslie (Los Angeles Times)  The Los Angeles City Council is poised to endorse a call for a global Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty. ... Signatory governments would agree to stop further expansion of the fossil fuel industry within their

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Waste Gas from Landfill Will Offset up to 75% of VIA’s Bus Fuel Demand

by Brendan Gibbons (San Antonio Report) Enough methane from decaying waste in a private San Antonio landfill can be harvested to offset the need for fossil fuel use by most of VIA Metropolitan Transit’s bus fleet, officials say. CPS Energy, VIA, and

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Indiana Soybean Alliance and American Lung Association Launch B20 Club of Indiana

(Indiana Soybean Alliance) Four diesel fleets in Indiana were recently inducted as inaugural members of the newly-formed B20 Club of Indiana, a collaboration between the Indiana Soybean Alliance and the American Lung Association© that showcases exceptional green fleets with experience using

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Sweden: MUFG and Societe Generale Support Clean Urban Transport in Gothenburg with EIB Credit Line

(European Investment Bank) ... The SEK 1.2bn financing operation facilitates the acquisition of 297 electric and biofuel buses being leased to Transdev for its use on five concessions in Gothenburg, starting from December 2020. In March 2019, Transdev won five 10-year contracts to operate

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Used Cooking Oil Collection Trial Expanded in Germany

(Biofuels International)  The collection of used cooking oil (UCO) from households has been recently tested in Germany. Lesch Altfettrecycling and the MVaK association have become project partners in the Every Drop Counts project. This project has been hailed a success in

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Ames Adds New 100% Biodiesel Powered Trucks

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com) Renewable Energy Group and Optimus Technologies recently partnered to help Ames, Iowa grow its fleet of sustainable vehicles. The City of Ames is adding seven new all-purpose dump trucks to their fleet that have the Optimus Technologies advanced

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Gas Pumps to Get Climate, Health Warning Labels in Cambridge, MA

by Sebastian Blanco (Car and Driver) Cambridge, Massachusetts, this week became the first city in the U.S. to put health and environment warning labels on its gas pumps. - In related news, a nine-year-old girl in South London, England, became

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Energy Transitions in Emerging Economies: What Success Looks Like and How to Replicate It

by Lachlan Carey and Nikos Tsafos (Center for Strategic and International Studies) Can emerging economies grow while reducing their greenhouse gas emissions, either on an absolute basis or against some business-as-usual baseline? The Energy Security and Climate Change Program at the

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City of Ames Grows Sustainable Fleet with Partners Renewable Energy Group and Optimus Technologies

(Renewable Energy Group/BusinessWire)  Municipal Fleet Adds Seven Additional Heavy-Duty Trucks Running on 100% Biodiesel  -- The City of Ames is adding seven new all-purpose dump trucks to their fleet that have the Optimus Technologies advanced fuel system integrated into their new

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Five Reasons Why Internal Combustion Engines Are Here to Stay

by Robert Bryce (RealClearEnergy)  Oil prices are down and bans on automobiles powered by internal combustion engines (ICE) are up – way up. But don’t be fooled; there is plenty of life left in the ICE. ... The first and most important

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Is the Future Diesel-Free? 7 Hard Questions about Diesel, Biofuels and ICEs

by Samuel Morgan (Neste) The whole transport industry agrees on the need to decarbonize traffic fast. However, there’s confusion on what that means for diesel, renewable diesel and the internal combustion engine. Are their days numbered?  Questions answered:  How long will diesel

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How Can Ethanol Fit into Lofty 2050 Emissions Goals?

by Dustin Hoffmann (Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network)  ... The incoming Biden Administration is committed to a plan to have us get to a net-zero carbon emission status by the year 2050. However, opponents and skeptics say that while the idea

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UN-Linked Plan Charts US Course to Net-Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

by Rebecca Beitsch (The Hill) The Zero Carbon Action Plan (ZCAP), crafted by roughly 100 individuals spanning academia and think tanks, would help the U.S. reach the goals of the Paris Climate Accord and hit net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. The research

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Climate Change Suit on SCOTUS Docket

by Kelsey Tamborrino (Politico's Morning Energy)  : The Supreme Court will hear an appeal from oil companies aiming to overturn lower court rulings that state court is the proper venue for the climate change lawsuit brought by the city of

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Lowering Carbon Emissions Using Sustainable Diesel Alternative

(Farmers Guide/Farm Ads) Fuel & Lubricant distributor, New Era Fuels Ltd., has teamed up with Green Biofuels to provide Green D+ (an enhanced form of HVO – hydrotreated vegetable oil), a low emission fossil-free diesel alternative, so that New Era’s

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17 Projects with 4 Billion Gallons, 9 Fast Emerging Players: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to California’s Green Rush

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) At DigestConnect this past Thursday, we talked about the latest the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard, how the LCFS relates to the Renewable Fuel Standard and energy values, we compared the value stack for 5 popular

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Green Biofuels and New Era Fuels to Lower Infrastructure Industry’s Carbon Emissions Using Sustainable Diesel Alternative

(AZO Cleantech) Fuel & Lubricant distributor, New Era Fuels Ltd., has teamed up with Green Biofuels to provide Green D+ (an Enhanced form of HVO – Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil) a low emission fossil-free diesel alternative, so that New Era’s infrastructure and

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Don’t Rule out Clean Diesel: DTF

(Today's Trucking) New-generation diesel-powered trucks are vital in achieving near-term climate and clean air goals, the Diesel Technology Forum (DTF) said, in response to a 15-state mission to achieve 100% zero-emissions commercial truck sales by 2050. “While the recently announced MOU

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Colorado: City of Boulder Plans to Cut Vehicle Emissions with Biomethane

(City of Boulder/CGRS/NGV Journal) The city of Boulder has signed an agreement with Western Disposal for the sale of renewable natural gas produced by a new system at the city’s Water Resources Recovery Facility (WRRF). The biomethane will fuel up to

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Renewable Diesel Drives Growth in Biomass-Based Diesel Imports

(U.S. Energy Information Administration/Biodiesel Magazine) U.S. imports of biomass-based diesel, which include biodiesel and renewable diesel, grew 26 percent in 2019 to more than 27,000 barrels per day (more than 413.9 MMgy), ending two years in a row of decline.

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New RNG Contracts and Station Expansions for Clean Energy Fuels

(Bioenergy Insight) Clean Energy Fuels has announced new fuel agreements for its RedeemTM renewable natural gas (RNG) along with station expansions to accommodate “continued demand”. The California, US-based firm said that despite the challenging environment posed by COVID-19, it has

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Longmont Waste Services Unveils RNG-Powered Fleet, New Facility

by Michael Bates (NGT News) As part of a project prioritized in Longmont’s 2018 greenhouse gas inventory, the Colorado city has become the first city along the Front Range to implement a renewable vehicle fuel project. Through the project, biogas produced at

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Do We Need an Activist Army?: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Renewable Fuels in a Green Recovery

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  On last week’s DigestConnect webinar about the Green Recovery, Joanne Ivancic from Advanced Biofuel USA shared this illuminating presentation about the need for more education and understanding of renewable fuels. From the evidence that it’s a problem

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RNG’s Untapped Potential

by Michael Bakas (Distributed Energy Systems/Ameresco/Biofuels Digest) In the final weeks of 2019, the American Gas Foundation updated its nearly decade-old report assessing the market and technical potential for renewable natural gas (RNG) supply and emissions reductions. One of the biggest takeaways was

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Finnish City Bets on Circular Economy with Refuse Fleet Powered by Biogas

(Scania/NGV Journal) When Kuopio Municipality in Finland tendered refuse collection, Urbaser’s Finnish subsidiary was in pole position for the contract. Urbaser had the advantage of offering its services using six Scania’s biogas trucks, which was decisive. In additional to the superior

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Biodiesel, Renewable Diesel Industries’ Vision Sees Hope Amongst COVID-19

by Donnell Rehagen (National Biodiesel Board/Biofuels Digest)  ...  Once our nation gets through the current uncertainty that is ahead of us in the near term, I believe the future of biodiesel and renewable diesel in America is extremely bright. ... Biodiesel, renewable diesel,

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How It All Ties Together – LCFS, Biobased Fuel, Zero Emission Vehicles, ICEV Bans: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to The Big 3 Policies for Fuels

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Few countries blend ethanol beyond 10% right now but are targets moving? What about biodiesel targets, mostly set below 7% volume in some countries? How about the 18 countries that plan to ban of phase out

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Spanish City Will Speed up Transition to Biogas in Municipal Fleet

(Chiclana City Council/NGV Journal)  The mayor of Chiclana José María Román, the president of Ferrosite (company specialized in the conversion of vehicles to gas) Jesús Salmón, and the manager of Belizón y Rodríguez (public transport company) Nicolás Rodríguez visited the facilities

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Estonia: 100% of Tartu’s Urban Bus Fleet Runs on Renewable Natural Gas

(City of Tartu/NGV Journal) As of 1 January 2020, all 64 of the buses traveling on Tartu’s urban lines are powered by renewable natural gas. Tartu is one of the few medium-sized cities in Europe where the city’s entire public

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At Sea-Tac Airport, Where Emissions Are Rising, Gov. Inslee Pitches Low-Carbon Fuel Standard

by Evan Bush (Seattle Times) Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday promoted a statewide low-carbon fuel standard during a visit at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, saying the policy would increase access to biofuels for the aviation industry, a portion of the economy

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D.C., New York, New Orleans Lead the Way on Biodiesel

by Savannah Bertrand (Environmental and Energy Study Institute) An increasing number of U.S. cities are switching their diesel fleets to biodiesel, a renewable fuel produced from biomass (such as waste oils) that helps alleviate the demand for petroleum products. Compared to

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Florida Is Fueled with Biodiesel

(National Biodiesel Board/Biodiesel Magazine)  Florida Power & Light Co. embraces environmental stewardship as a core value and has used biodiesel fuel regularly for nearly 20 years—one vital component of its corporate responsibility strategy.  The utility is a subsidiary of NextEra

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NYC Is Heating up with America’s Advanced Biofuel

(National Biodiesel Board/Biodiesel Magazine)  NYC requires all city fleet vehicles and equipment to use B20 biodiesel from April through November, and B5 from December through March. However, biodiesel has performed so successfully that the city has started some B20 use

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Spain: Seville Unveils NGV Campaign to Promote Sustainable Mobility

(City of Seville) Seville will be the starting point and the national benchmark for the debate about the use of natural gas and biomethane, as it is the first headquarters of the #miciudadatodogas (my city running all on natural gas) initiative

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Village of Carol Stream, Illinois, Commits to Clean Air with B20

(The Illinois Soybean Association/Biodiesel Magazine) The village of Carol Stream, Illinois, is a new member of the B20 Club in recognition of the municipality’s work to reduce vehicle emissions and improve air quality for its residents. The B20 Club is a partnership between the Illinois Soybean Association checkoff

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK -- Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District

"The carbon intensity of renewable diesel is about one-third of that of a battery-electric vehicle charging on the California grid," explained the Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District in explaining the benefit of transitioning immediately to renewable diesel for its buses. 

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Santa Barbara MTD Is Done with Everyday Diesel

by Michael Bates (NGT News) Santa Barbara MTD, the transit agency providing bus and shuttle service in greater Santa Barbara, Calif., says it has stopped purchasing petroleum diesel and will now fuel its diesel bus fleet with renewable diesel. Noting that the

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HDT's Top Green Fleets of 2019

(Heavy Duty Trucking)  All of Heavy Duty Trucking magazine's Top Green Fleets of 2019 take sustainability to the next level — through fuel economy, freight efficiency, alternative fuels, energy savings, and more.  --  What does it mean to be “green”?

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Gevo Wins Bid to Supply Renewable Gasoline to the City of Seattle

(Gevo)  Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEVO), a leading renewable fuels and chemicals manufacturer, announced today it has made the winning bid in a competitive process conducted by the City of Seattle to provide renewable gasoline to its fleet vehicles.  Gevo has been

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Increasing Availability of Biogas at U.S. Largest Alternative Fuel Station

(Clean Energy/NGV Journal)  Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced new fuel, construction and service agreements, totaling 6.8 million gallons of fuel, as more fleets convert from diesel to Redeem ™ renewable natural gas. The company has begun a major fueling infrastructure upgrade

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City of Madison Leads the State with First Public Fleet to Use 20 Percent Biodiesel

(City of Madison, Wisconsin) From ambulances and fire trucks to garbage/recycling and plow trucks, the City is making a significant, positive impact on the environment by the fuel its using. For the first time in state history for a public entity,

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City Fleets Run on Bio-Based Diesel Fuels, Meeting Sustainability Goals while Delivering Essential Services

(Diesel Technology Forum)  Cities gain substantial emissions performance improvements, greenhouse gas reductions and cost savings by using the latest-generation diesel powertrains combined with bio-based diesel fuels --  More cities and counties in California are switching to renewable diesel and biodiesel fuels

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Paris Transport Operator Will Roll out More than 400 Biomethane Buses

(NGV Journal/Iveco) Iveco Bus has won a record order to supply 409 Urbanway Natural Power (NP) buses to the Parisian Transport Authority, Ile-de-France Mobilités. The buses, which will run on renewable natural gas, will be deployed on the public transport network

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Puget Sound Unveils New Regional Low Carbon Fuel Standard COMMENTS DUE: January 6, 2020

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) From Washington state we have news that the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has issued its Low Carbon Fuel Standard rule for consideration.  This is the first economic region to attempt a Low Carbon Fuel Standard, and

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The Most Detailed Map of Auto Emissions in America

by Nadja Popovich and Denise Lu (New York Times) Transportation is the largest source of planet-warming greenhouse gases in the United States today and the bulk of those emissions come from driving in our cities and suburbs. The (interactive) map ... shows

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Michael Bloomberg Says Cities Can Help Us Meet Paris Climate Goal

by Josh Siegel & Abby Smith (Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy) New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and eight other U.S. mayors released a policy “playbook” Thursday for how cities can cut emissions from the transportation and building sectors. The mayors say if the largest 100

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National Voter Poll Shows Strong Support for RFS, Biodiesel Use

(National Biodiesel Board) The National Biodiesel Board released results Oct. 9 of an annual national poll of registered voters designed to measure awareness of and attitudes toward biodiesel and federal policies that support the industry. The results show a candidate’s support

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Oakland, CA Benefits from Renewable Diesel Fuel

(Diesel Technology Forum) Oakland's equipment and services manager, Joey Williams, chats about the difference using renewable diesel fuel has made for the city's diesel-powered vehicles. WATCH VIDEO  Case Study

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Reg Modlin High Octane Low Carbon Fuel Blog Series

(Natual Resources Solutions) Reg Modlin is a senior NRS Advisor and a veteran of 40-plus years in the automotive industry. In the following posts, he examines the steps that have been taken – and need to be taken – to

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Charlotte Water Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions With Renewable Diesel

(Renewable Energy Group/Business Wire) Charlotte Water is running a renewable diesel pilot project, operating 34 diesel vehicles on 100 percent renewable fuel. --  Charlotte Water, the largest public water and wastewater utility in the Southeast, is expanding its commitment to environmental

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Washington County, Oregon to Run Vehicles on REG Ultra Clean Diesel

(Diesel Technology Forum) Washington County (Oregon) is committed as the first customer to purchase REG Ultra Clean Diesel from Bretthauer Oil. REG Ultra Clean Diesel is a patent-pending blend of renewable diesel and biodiesel that significantly reduces tailpipe emissions and has multiple

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REG Looking to Fuel Ames' Sustainability Efforts through B100 Biodiesel.

by Robbie Sequeira (Ames Tribune)  Ames-based Renewable Energy Group (REG) is looking to fuel the city of Ames' ever-expanding sustainability efforts through 100 percent biofuel, as part of their B100 Pilot Program. In conjunction with Optimus Technologies, based out of Pittsburgh,

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How to De-Fossilize Your Fleet: Suggestions for Fleet Managers Working on Sustainability Programs

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Cities, companies, universities, organizations pledge to be 100% renewable (or 50%) by a certain date.  But how often does that pledge include renewable transportation energy?  Occasionally.  But it could be better.  At conferences, sustainability

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RNG Continues to Move Passengers on the Big Blue Bus, LAX

(Clean Energy Fuels Corp/Biomass Magazine) The demand for clean, cost-effective renewable natural gas (RNG) as a transportation fuel continues to rise. Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced it has inked contracts to provide its Redeem renewable natural gas (RNG) to power fleets across multiple

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Scania Buses Fuelled by Ethanol from Wine Residue

(Scania/WebWire)  Scania Interlink buses, powered by locally produced ethanol, connect the island of Ile de Ré with the nearby port city of La Rochelle.  --  In looking for alternatives apart from electric buses, the municipalities of the French island Ile de Ré

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Neste and The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Collaborate to Facilitate the Use of Sustainable Transportation Fuels

(Neste)  Neste, the leading renewable fuels producer, and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on its joint sustainable fuel initiative.   The partners will be working together to facilitate the use

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Emergency Fleets Will Switch to Cleaner Diesel Alternatives When States and Provinces Encourage It

by by Dayne Delahoussaye (Our Great Minds)  ... That’s why leaders of the U.S. Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy [4] and the National Association of State Energy Officials [5] are among those encouraging state and provincial policymakers and local emergency

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MTA Seeks Renewable Natural Gas for NYC Buses

by Betsy Lillian (NGT News)  The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) to purchase renewable natural gas (RNG) to fuel some 800 New York City buses currently running on compressed natural gas (CNG). This move represents the

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National Biodiesel Foundation Tours NYC’s Sustainable Side

by Paul Winters (Biodiesel Magazine/National Biodiesel Board)  The National Biodiesel Foundation hosted a small group of congressional staffers April 26 on a tour of New York City, highlighting the theme, “Sustainable Biodiesel: Improving the Environment and Economy.” The annual tour is

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Considering a Regional Clean Fuel Standard

(Puget Sound Clean Air Agency) ...  The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has set a target of reducing climate pollution by 50 percent below 1990 levels by 2030, and is considering adopting a regional Clean Fuel Standard to help meet that

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After Yearlong Delay, New Fiberight Waste-to-Energy Plant Fires up Residential Garbage Processor

by Meg Robbins (Morning Sentinel)  The plant started taking in waste last week even as key officials from the group representing towns' interests in the facility have stepped down. -- The Fiberight waste-processing facility in Hampden accepted its first loads of municipal

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