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to the alternative fueling station

Station name opened in 2005 as the nation's first Alternative Fuel Station. From day one the station offered an amazing number of firsts in what most people thought was the mature retail fueling industry. We specialize in bringing alternative fuels to the public. Alternative fuels are very popular lately because rising oil prices and very serious problems with global warming and climate changes. read more

Biodiesel

Biodiesel is used to refer to renewable fuels that can be burned in a diesel engine. Biodiesel is most often made from the oil extracted from a variety of plants, such as peanuts or soybeans, although it can also be made from animal fats. Vegetable oil needs treatment before it can be burned in a diesel...

Ethanol

Ethanol is a form of alcohol often produced from corn or sugar cane, and has a higher octane rating than gasoline. Like other alcohols, ethanol can be used as a fuel in gasoline engines. Ethanol is blended with gasoline and used in cars with little or no modification of the engine. Gasohol is a mixture...

Methanol

Methanol is another alcohol derived from a variety of sources such as oil shale, coal, natural gas or agricultural waste. Like ethanol, it is clean-burning and will blend with gasoline. For years, straight methanol has been used in racecars because it has a high octane rating, making it a good fuel...

Woodgas

Woodgas is a less commonly known alternative fuel produced from wood or "biomass" (agricultural byproducts). Woodgas-powered vehicles operated during World War II by putting a wood burner in the trunk, or trailer, and piping the gases into the carburetor. Scientists are studying ways to run generators...

News&Articles

The Recovery Act: Transforming America's Transportation Sector-Batteries and Electric Vehicles. READ MORE

Parallel Effort to synchronize data and analytical methods between INL and NREL: Develop statistical equivalency in NIR analysis between NREL and INL through use of validated check samples for NIR instrument performance. READ MORE

Guidance for Implementing Section 141 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007: Federal Vehicle Fleets and Low Gas-Emitting Vehicles. READ MORE

An Action Plan for Cars: The Policies Needed to Reduce U.S. Petroleum Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions. READ MORE