TITLE

FUEL ALTERNATIVES FOR HEAVY EQUIPMENT

AUTHOR(S)
Yepsen, Rhodes
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
BioCycle;Aug2008, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the use of alternative fuels to power heavy equipment, indicating that such fuels can be environmentally friendly and cost-efficient. Alternative energy sources can include biodiesel blends, the use of an electric motor to replace a diesel engine, and using electricity generated on-site for electric equipment. Other topics include new standards for biodiesel blend, the prevention of full-scale acceptance of B20 biodiesel, and biodiesel standards as set by the ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials).
ACCESSION #
34107768

 

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