DOE funds alternative fuels infrastructure
Nov 10, 2006 10:40 AM
The Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $8.6 million for projects to expand the use of alternative transportation fuels, which includes installing blending and refueling infrastructure for E85 and biodiesel.
Among the projects are:
•WestStart-CALSTART, Pasadena CA, 15 publicly accessible E85 refueling stations along interstate highways in the Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and the San Joaquin Valley areas. Additionally, five of these locations will potentially also have biodiesel fueling capability. Team members include CleanFuel USA, United Oil, Pacific Ethanol, State of California, and General Motors.
•National Biodiesel Board, Jefferson City MO, six biodiesel blending terminals at existing petroleum facilities in five states including Arizona, Florida, Indiana, New York, and Pennsylvania. Team members include Sustainable Energy Strategies, HWRT Oil Company, Independence Biofuels Inc., Sprague Energy, TransMontaigne, and West Central.
•World Energy Alternatives LLC, Chelsea MA, rack-injection, in-line blending capabilities for biodiesel at four diesel terminals including Tacoma WA; Champaign and Robinson IL; and Toledo OH. Team Members include Marathon Petroleum Co, Sound Refining Inc, and the City of Toledo.
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