Category Archives: Biofuels
PORTLAND, Maine (WCSH 6 NEWS CENTER) — With a few added chemicals and some serious filtration, Maine Standard Biofuels takes leftover cooking oil from restaurants and creates heating oil for home and biodiesel for cars and trucks.
“It can be … Read More
PORTLAND — Call it McFuel.
While activists, businesses and City Hall have recently clashed over the possibility of using tar-sands oil to heat buildings and power vehicles, a tiny Portland company is producing environment-friendly fuels from the grease found in … Read More
10th ANNUAL NATIONAL BIODIESEL CONFERENCE & EXPO!
Capturing momentum at the 2013 National Biodiesel Conference & Expo
The theme of this year’s conference, MOMENTUM, is aptly chosen. At 1.1 billion gallons and climbing, biodiesel has become a true force in … Read More
Clean Cities Now is the official biannual newsletter of Clean Cities, an initiative designed to reduce petroleum consumption in the transportation sector by advancing the use of alternative and renewable fuels, fuel economy improvements, idle-reduction measures, and new technologies, as … Read More
Like alternative power options and fuel economy projects, the use of biobased chemicals offers performance without tradeoffs while reducing dependence on petroleum and helping attain energy independence and sustainability goals. Biobased industrial products are readily biodegradable and non-hazardous, safeguarding the … Read More
This webinar was presented on April 27, 2011 by Joe Jobe, CEO of the National Biodiesel Board.
July 5, 2012
The Energy Department is boosting support for biofuels. This type of pilot biorefinery makes cellulosic ethanol from corn cobs. Credit: POET The Energy Department, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the U.S. Navy on July 2 … Read More
Dispelling the Myths of Biodiesel Workshop
Maine Clean Communities held a workshop for fleets focused on biodiesel as a transportation fuel. We heard from experienced Maine fleet operators who are using biodiesel in blends of 5% to 40%. The workshop … Read More