TITLE

FIRST HYBRID VEHICLE POWERED BY LANDFILL GAS GOES TO WASTE AUTHORITY

PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
BioCycle;Jun2006, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article talks about the 2005 Ford Sterling truck that has been retrofitted to have a dual-fuel system engine that is powered by compressed natural gas (CNG). The first hybrid vehicle is now being used in the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio. The CNG will come from the landfill gas refined at the Franklin County Landfill while the biodiesel could be a blend of soybean oil and methanol that come from the methane at the same landfill. The advantages of this are that it could save money from the taxpayer dollars and it opened a new market for landfills as a source of over-the-road energy.
ACCESSION #
21350137

 

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