Topic : biodiesel

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S.C.'s The COMET switches entire fleet to biodiesel

Bus| August 6, 2019

The blend is legally classified as a diesel fuel, which eliminates any operational or potential warranty concerns users may have.

Converted cooking oil fuels WKU's shuttle bus

Sustainability| April 13, 2018

Engineering students convert cooking oil previously used to prepare French fries, chicken and other favorites in campus restaurants to biodiesel.

Sustainability| January 23, 2018

[Video] bio-bean: Powered by Coffee

An innovative UK company called bio-bean collects waste coffee grounds from coffee shops, office blocks, transport hubs and coffee factories, and recycles them into advanced biofuels.

Sustainability| April 23, 2015

SF Muni rolls out first New Flyer 'buses of the future'

Sixty brand new electric trolley buses will replace buses that have been in operation for over two decades. Concurrently, through unanimous Board of Supervisors approval, the SFMTA has purchased 61 new biodiesel-electric hybrid buses. The combined purchases are part of the agency’s five-year plan to replace the entire bus fleet.

Sustainability| April 17, 2015

41% of U.S. public transit buses use alt fuels, hybrid technology

APTA statistics for 2014 show that 16.9% of public transit buses were hybrid-electric. Coming in a close second, public transit systems report that 16.7% of U.S. transit buses used compressed natural gas (CNG), liquefied natural gas (LNG) and blends. Biodiesel is used by 7.4% of public transit buses. Other alternative fuels, such as propane and hydrogen, account for 0.3%.

Bus| November 20, 2014

UK launches bus powered by human and food waste

The Bio-Bus can travel up to 186 miles on a full tank of gas, which takes the annual waste of around five people to produce.
Bus| June 20, 2013

S.F. Muni rolls out New Flyer hybrid buses

To expedite the purchasing process, the agency joined a current, competitively bid vehicle contract with the State of Minnesota.
Sustainability| April 22, 2013

UT Profile: Georgia Southern U. adds ElDorados to meet growth

The service began in 2005 with five buses running one route and has grown to three routes, serving more than two million rides per year to students. The service has now expanded to 12 buses, running two routes Monday through Friday.
Sustainability| March 18, 2013

Sun Tran Adds Hybrids, Taps Biodiesel

Currently three-quarters of Sun Tran’s fleet exclusively utilizes biodiesel fuel, which is a domestically produced, renewable fuel that can be manufactured from vegetable oils, animal fats or recycled restaurant greases.
Bus| January 8, 2013

Diesel fuel antigel

Justice Brothers’ Diesel Fuel Antigel quart bottle will treat up to 250 gallons of fuel in extremely cold temperatures and is approved for biodiesel as well.
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