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Looking for a new Biodiesel Vehicle?
Check out this 2012 New Diesel Vehicle Listing from the National Biodiesel Board.
Some intriguing new vehicles are listed, including a Volvo diesel-hybrid!
Welcome to the Northwest Biodiesel
We exist to promote the use of, and to educate people on the
of this renewable fuel, which is America's first commercial-scale Advanced Biofuel.
are an all-volunteer group of folks based in the Seattle area,
work to educate the public on Biodiesel, as well as provide a forum and
networking opportunity for all parties interested in Biodiesel
(including producers, distributors, commercial users public and
We do not advocate a particular feedstock, method, "brew vs
buy", or any particular vendors or suppliers. You may contact us
for information on biodiesel in the area via email, or come to our next monthly Educational Forum and meet us in
Handling and Storage - NREL document
available for download here.
- Biodiesel Energy Balance now 5.5:1! - You can
LCA (Life Cycle Analysis) report from the University of
- Cantwell-Grassley Bill Would Boost U.S. Produced Biodiesel . Legislators
propose 5 year extension to tax credit.
Aviation Fuels NW initiative publishes report! (NWBN
is a stakeholder)
- Seattle Times Editorial: PNW can lead the nation with Aviation Biofuels
- Our Spring Fundraiser
was a blast! Check out some pictures from the event!
- We are recruiting for the NW Biodiesel Network
Board of Directors. Click here for details!
- President Obama signs "H.R. 4853, the Tax
Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of
2010" which includes retroactive Biodiesel Blender's Credit, and
extends the credit through 2011. Read more here
links we recommend to learn more about Biodiesel:
A great source of Biodiesel Information & Papers made available
from the National Renewable Energy Labs (NREL).
The BEN (Biodiesel Education Network) Top Ten
Another very handy FAQ on Biodiesel from the Berkely Ecology Center.
WSU Oilseeds Crops
for Biodiesel Production - very good overview of oilseed
types used for feedstocks.
Wikipedia - a very extensive and
Board - providing advocacy and information about
Biodiesel use, production, legislation.
Cycle Analysis - explaining the complete environmental
impact of production & use of Biodiesel.
Biodiesel Alliance - which exists to promote
sustainable practices, including the harvesting and collection,
production and distribution of biodiesel fuels.
How is it made? Here's the basic process in a
nutshell for you. Along with lots of other links to resources.
And now for something completely different: "Per cogo, non per
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site last updated 11/23/2012 - dw