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Piedmont Biofuels Homepage

The Piedmont Biofuels homepage provides access to information about small industrial production of biodiesel, biofuels educational programs at Cental Carolina Community College, volunteer opportunities in biofuels, biofuel workshops, and services provided by Piedmont Biofuels. Various links to other sources of biofuels information are also provided Read More

Biodiesel Facts Sheets

The following biodiesel fact sheet titles are available through this site: Commonly Asked Questions, Biodiesel 2004 Backgrounder, Biodiesel and Energy Security, Emissions, Performance, Regulated Fleet use of Biodiesel, Benefits of Biodiesel, Myths and Facts, Biodiesel for Kids, Biodiesel: On the Road to Fueling the Future, Clean Cities Technical Assistance Fact Sheet — Biodiesel Offers Fleets a Better Alternative to Petroleum Diesel, Biodiesel Usage +Engine Warranties and Standards/OEM Statements, Environmental & Safety Information, Specification for Biodiesel (B100), Sample Material Safety Data Sheet (This is an example; contact individual supplier for specific MSDS sheet.), Cold Flow Impacts, Electrical Conductivity of Biodiesel, Lubricity Benefits, Health Effects, Production, Production Capacity, and Biodiesel Production & Quality Standards Read More

Biodiesel-Do It Yourself Production Basics

This publication is an introduction to home biodiesel production. It includes lists of equipment and materials needed to make small batches of biodiesel. It describes biodiesel and includes cautionary notes and procedures for making test batches and 5-gallon batches. An extensive resource list is also provided. Read More

Renewable Fuels Association

The national trade association for the U.S. fuel ethanol industry, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) serves as a vital link between the ethanol industry and the federal government, to promote increased production and use of ethanol through supportive policies, regulations, and research & development initiatives. Read More

Bioenergy and Biofuels

This site provides information about biofuels, along with many links to related resources Read More


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